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
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  • 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 (...)

Lee Harvey Oswald, suspected assassin of President Kennedy, grimaces as he is shot to death at point-blank range by nightclub owner Jack Ruby in the basement of the Dallas police headquarters on Novmeber 24th, 1963. Photograph:  Bob Jackson/AP Photo/Dallas Times-Herald
JFK’s assassin
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  • November 22, 2013, 01:00

Lee Harvey Oswald’s unstable upbringing encompassed 22 home addresses and 12 schools by the age of 17. Born in New Orleans on October 18th, 1939, two (...)