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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

John F. Kennedy, 35th President

HERE is the Wiki on the tragedy that took place November 22, 1963.  I was thirteen and school was in session.  It was a terrible day.

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  1. I was 10 years old and at school when the principal came into the classroom, tears running down her face, and announced what had happened. We soon had a television on the teacher's desk and spent the rest of the day watching CBS's coverage (The only station that served my hometown was a CBS affiliate.) Until the funeral was done I, my family, and friends did little more than watch the coverage. There was simply nothing else to do.

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  2. Same here. We had an assembly called by the Principal and it was announced. There was shrieking in pain by many of ther teaches. I recall the caisson with the caskettraveling up Pennsylvanis Avenue. The salute by the son. The tears and somber look of Jacqueline. A terrible time.

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