JFK 50: Remembering the Kennedy Assassination

JFK 50: Remembering the Kennedy Assassination

JFK 50: Remembering the Kennedy Assassination

 

Eddie Barker First to Broadcast News of JFK's Death

Eddie Barker First to Broadcast News of JFK's Death

Eddie Barker, a Dallas reporter tipped by a doctor from Parkland Memorial Hospital, was the first person to broadcast the news of President John F. Kennedy's death. News4's Mark Segraves has his story.

 

Widespread Interest in JFK 50th Anniversary

Widespread Interest in JFK 50th Anniversary

A large group of foreign press is in Dallas for the events to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

 

Cities Pay Tribute to JFK

Cities Pay Tribute to JFK

Five cities have special tributes planned this week to honor the legacy of President John F Kennedy during the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Wednesday, Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will be joined...

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 at 07:48 PM EDT

Eternal Flame Returns to JFK Gravesite

Eternal Flame Returns to JFK Gravesite

An eternal flame will be moved back to its permanent spot at the grave site of President John F Kennedy on Tuesday. Back in April, workers used a torch to carry the flame and pass it to a temporary burner...

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 08:25 PM EST

Country Ready to Remember JFK 50 Years Later

Country Ready to Remember JFK 50 Years Later

This week marks the 50th anniversary of assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Cities around the country are remembering the somber moment with presentations, speakers and events.

Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 08:25 AM EST

Reverent Memorials Mark JFK 50th Anniversary

Reverent Memorials Mark JFK 50th Anniversary

A half dozen Irish soldiers toting guns with brilliantly polished bayonets formed a guard of honor outside the U.S. Embassy in Dublin as the U.S. flag was lowered to half-staff in one of several solemn...

Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 07:49 AM EST

NBC NY Reporter's Grandfather Helped Oswald Buy Ticket to Texas

NBC NY Reporter's Grandfather Helped Oswald Buy Ticket to Texas

My grandfather was a social worker at the New York City Department of Welfare when Lee Harvey Oswald walked into the office in Lower Manhattan and asked for a bus ticket to Texas.

Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 02:33 PM EST

Bush Honors JFK on Assassination Anniversary

Bush Honors JFK on Assassination Anniversary

Former President George W. Bush has remembered John F. Kennedy as a defender of liberty. Bush on Friday released a statement honoring the slain president on the 50th anniversary of the assassination in Dallas.

Monday, May 12, 2014 at 02:14 PM EDT

NBC Director Recalls Historic Coverage of JFK's Death

NBC Director Recalls Historic Coverage of JFK's Death

As news spread of President John F. Kennedy's death, the nation gathered around the television sets. As the plane carrying the coffin landed, NBC News had the only live capability from Andrews Air Force

Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 10:45 AM EST

U.Va. Students Convinced Congress to Reinvestigate Kennedy Assassination

U.Va. Students Convinced Congress to Reinvestigate Kennedy Assassination

A decade after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, two University of Virginia law students convinced Congress to reopen its investigation and determine if a conspiracy was behind the assassination.

About JFK 50
Use our JFK 50 iPhone app to explore NBC DFW's rich archive of video covering one of Dallas' most historic days: November 22, 1963, the day of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Follow the Presidential Motorcade through Dealey Plaza and learn what happened – down to the minute – that fateful day in 1963.

Download the iPhone app.