President John F Kennedy was murdered on November 22, 1963 when he was shot while driving in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas
Kennedy had his tenure as 35 Began President of the United States in January 1961

Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline were driving in a motorcade from the airport to lunch where he was to speak. They were accompanied by John Connally, Governor of Texas, and his wife, Nellie

The car sped to Parkland Memorial Hospital, where JFK was pronounced dead at 1 p.m. His body was taken to Air Force One, where Lyndon B was deployed before the plane took off38 o’clock the oath of office was takenm

On the plane, according to newspaper reports, Johnson called Rose Kennedy, JFK’s mother, to express his condolences. Lady Bird Johnson said to her, “We feel like our hearts have been cut out”

Connally was seriously injured and had a history of surgery for wounds to his back, chest, wrist and thigh

Kennedy and Connally were shot dead by Lee Harvey Oswald, who was arrested for shooting Dallas Police Officer JD About 45 minutes after Kennedy Oswald was shot, Tippit was killed by former Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby two days later

All over the world people were shocked and saddened by the death of the president. Sports events across the country have been canceled. TV stations have cleared their schedules to broadcast all coverage of the assassination

The front page of The Patriot was entirely devoted to coverage of the assassination, as were several other pages with the heading above: “Hidden Assassin Murders President”

A rifleman ambushed President Kennedy yesterday with a high-powered rifle. Almost 12 hours later, a 24-year-old man who professed his love for the Soviet Union was charged with murder charges were brought against Lee Harvey Oswald, 24 officers said he was the man who hid on the fifth floor of a textbook warehouse and fired three quick shots that killed the President and Gov wounded John B. Connally of Texas

As the gunshots rang out, blood leapt from the President’s face. He fell down in the back seat of his car. His wife grabbed his head and tried to lift it She called: “Oh no!”

But President Kennedy was dead. And Harrisburg was one of many cities that faced the fact, “Our President was assassinated” “

The patriot reported at the time that she got into seclusion with her children, but not at the White House John Jr was 2 at the time, Caroline was five. Both children celebrated birthdays the week after their father’s death. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis died on April 19 May 1994 John Jr died in a plane crash on Jan. July 1999

Kennedy visited Harrisburg in 1960 when he was fighting for president, and in 1962, after he was elected, campaigned for others. His 1962 visit included a speech at the Farm Show Arena

The evening news reported on Sept. 16, 1960 that more than 9000 people attended dinner with Kennedy at the Zembo Shrine Mosque and Scottish Rite Cathedral Tents were set up on the lawn to accommodate the crowd

On this visit, Kennedy made stops in Harrisburg, Lebanon, Reading, Lancaster, Columbia and York before heading to Baltimore

His comments in the marketplace were brief – only 4 minutes and he was 65 minutes late. Government officials had been released early so they could hear his speech

“So excited was the reception in Reading that the Massachusetts Senator’s shirt was torn into the crowd that swarmed over his motorcade

Kennedy stopped at a gas station outside Reading and went to the owner’s cabin behind the station to change shirts ”

In 1962 the newspaper reported that Jan.000 people heard Kennedy speak at the Farm Show

According to the newspaper report, his speech there was interrupted 19 times by “thunderous applause”. At the end of his speech, which lasted less than 20 minutes, the tumultuous roar was bigger than ever before. Kennedy started the applause early with an introductory remark: “I will introduce myself I’m Teddy Kennedy’s brother ‘”

Jacqueline Kennedy, widow of the murdered President John F Kennedy holds her children’s hands outside of St Matthews Cathedral in Washington, after the funeral mass for the president, Nov. 25, 1963 Front from left: Caroline, Jacqueline and John F Kennedy Jr Behind them are the President’s brothers, Sen Edward M Kennedy (D-Mass), left, and Attorney General Robert F Kennedy (AP photo) AP

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