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The Day JFK Died

The Day JFK Died – Rare Photos

These rare photos appear courtesy of Cindy Morgan, with credit to Jack Johnson. The images surfaced right about the time of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy.  Jack Johnson, the President of National Bank,  was also an avid amateur photographer at the time of JFK’s visit to Dallas in 1963.  The photographs were stored away in a box that was thought not to be anything special until the discovery of these rare images. You get a real glimpse into a day thatRead More

JFK & Jackie in Dallas Motorcade

Rare Footage of JFK’s Final Minutes in the Dallas Motorcade

This is two different pieces of film that I spliced together into one video. The first part of the video is from a film made by George Jefferies, who worked for an insurance company in downtown Dallas at the time of the assassination.   It’s the south side of Main Street just east of Lamar and gives us a great view of President Kennedy and Jackie as they drive  right in front of the camera’s view.   This was approximately 90 seconds before the guns blazed inRead More