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John F. Kennedy
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See pictures from the life and presidency of John F. Kennedy.
Jack Ruby Kills Lee Harvey Oswald
Jack Ruby Kills Lee Harvey OswaldVideo Clip (1:05)
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In a History Rewind video, John F. Kennedy's slayer, assassin Harvey Lee Oswald, is shot and killed in a Dallas jail. As Oswald is being escorted by officers, Jack Rubenstein shames America by taking the law into his own hands.
Assassination of JFK
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The course of events surrounding JFK's assassination shocked the nation and left more questions than answers.
JFK Assassination Conspiracy Theories
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This History Channel video covers the President Kennedy assassination conspiracy theories. The Warren Commission explored these theories. One theory was that Lee Harvey Oswald was working on behalf of Castro because the CIA tried to assassinate him.
President Kennedy Assassinated
President Kennedy AssassinatedVideo Clip (2:18)
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A newsreel report from 1963 gives the details of JFK's last days.
JFK: A New Generation
JFK: A New GenerationVideo Clip (3:57)
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John F. Kennedy's progressive agenda during the 1960s inspired a new generation of optimism in America.
JFK's Last Parade
JFK's Last ParadeVideo Clip (3:48)
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See film of John F. Kennedy's last parade in Dallas that Bob Yeargan captured while taking a break from work on November 22, 1963.
JFK Funeral Newsreel
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A newsreel report captures a family--and a nation--in mourning during JFK's funeral.
The Lincoln Assassination Plot
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The assassination of President Lincoln was just one part of a larger plot to decapitate the federal government of the U.S. after the Civil War.
The Motives of John Wilkes Booth
The Motives of John Wilkes BoothVideo Clip (3:49)
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historians speculate that John Wilkes Booth was aided in his plot against Lincoln, but the evidence suggests otherwise.
On the Trail of John Wilkes Booth
On the Trail of John Wilkes BoothVideo Clip (2:11)
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Did John Wilkes Booth really die 12 days after assassinating Abraham Lincoln, or did he secretly escape with Confederate aid?
John Wilkes Booth Wanted Poster
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Five days after Abraham Lincoln was fatally shot, authorities distributed posters promising a large reward for the capture of his assassin: John Wilkes Booth.
Brad Meltzer's Decoded: The Lincoln Assassination
Brad Meltzer's Decoded: The Lincoln AssassinationVideo Clip (44:44)
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Conventional wisdom tells us that John Wilkes Booth was killed twelve days after he assassinated President Abraham Lincoln, but could he have secretly escaped and lived happily for another 40 years?
10 Things You Don't Know About: Presidential Assassinations
10 Things You Don't Know About: Presidential AssassinationsVideo Clip (44:08)
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Four American Presidents have lost their lives to some of the most notorious madmen in all of history. Discover the shocking facts surrounding these presidential assassins.
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Lee Harvey Oswald's Killer Sentenced
Lee Harvey Oswald's Killer SentencedAudio Clip (1:44)
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A March 14, 1964, report announces the conviction and sentence of Dallas night club owner Jack Ruby, who gunned down accused JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald on national television. Ruby was found guilty of "murder with malice" and was sentenced to die in the electric chair.
Johnson Declares Day of Mourning for JFK
Johnson Declares Day of Mourning for JFKAudio Clip (2:49)
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On November 23, President Johnson issued his proclamation, declaring November 25 to be a day of national mourning for President Kennedy.
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