By Brian O’Neill
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of former United States President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas.
President Kennedy was shot twice, once in the throat and fatally in the head, by Lee Harvey Oswald. Kennedy was traveling in a motorcade through Dallas with First-Lady Jackie Kennedy, Texas Governor John Connally and Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Connally was also wounded in the shooting.
Below is a timeline of the events of around the assassination, as well as an interactive map of Dallas highlighting areas connected to the shooting.
For more, check out Humber News reporter Kataryna Barnes’ article about President Kennedy and remembrance 50 years later.
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