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 President Kennedy slumps down in the back seat of the presidential limousine as it speeds along Elm Street toward the Stemmons Freeway overpass in Dallas after being fatally shot. First lady Jackie  Kennedy leans over the president as Secret Service agent Clint Hill pushes her back to her seat. Photgraph: James W. “Ike” Altgens/AP
Doubts that just won’t die
  • People
  • November 22, 2013, 01:00

It can take a few minutes to spot them: a pair of white Xs on the ground along Dealey Plaza, signifying where President John F Kennedy was shot. Stay (...)

In 2008, the gun that was used to kill John F Kennedy’s assassin was auctioned off as part of “a pop culture collection”. Other items included the (...)