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The fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Hundreds paid their respects to the slain president at the JFK Library and Museum in Boston and at other events around the state.
A half-century after rifle bullets cut through a presidential motorcade, the city that has long struggled with its own wounds from the Kennedy assassination paused Friday to honor the fallen leader, remembering a young, handsome president with whom Dallas will always be “linked in tragedy.”
To mark the 50th anniversary of that day, WBZ-TV spoke to several local community leaders in the Boston area and they shared their recollections with her.
Tom Samoluk of Andover has seen every shred of evidence related to the assassination. He was deputy director of the Assassination Records Review Board in the 1990′s.
The young reporter at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram was about to have a brush with history.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu spoke to his predecessors Morton Dean and Gary LaPierre about their recollections of that tragic day and the days that followed.
The museum that bears his name is marking this dark anniversary by reflecting on how America said goodbye to President Kennedy.
By Friday, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy, you will have been submerged in reminiscences of that terrible event. So I’m going to share mine now.