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Monday, November 25, 2013

Dallas Morning News Articles on the JFK Assassination

Thumbnail of Dallas Morning News Front Page, Saturday, November 23, 1963
As we passed the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination last Friday, you probably watched countless television documentaries and read several essays on the subject.  You may find it interesting to cherry pick these contemporaneous articles from printed in the Dallas Morning News.  They provide an immediate feel of what the American public knew and how it reacted to the event.  As someone said, journalism is the first draft of history, so here's a chance to read the initial rough draft.

This last item is an editorial that appeared in The Fort Bend Mirror.  Below it are links to more articles from the Dallas Morning News archive.