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JFK Assassination: The Day the President Was Shot
President Kennedy was shot on Nov. 22, 1963. His assassination continues to be scrutinized by historians and conspiracy theorists alike.
President Kennedy slumps down in the back seat of the Presidential limousine as it speeds along Elm Street toward the Stemmons Freeway overpass after being shot in Dallas. Mrs. Kennedy leans over the president as Secret Service agent Clinton Hill rides on the back of the car.
Johnson is sworn in as President of the United States of America aboard Air Force One as Jacqueline Kennedy stands at his side at Love Field in Dallas. Judge Sarah T. Hughes, a Kennedy appointee to the Federal court, left, administers the oath. In background, from left are, Jack Valenti, administrative assistant to Johnson; Rep. Albert Thomas, D-Texas.; Mrs. Johnson; and Rep. Jack Brooks, D-Texas.
The first lady, with her stockings and dress stained with blood, reaches for the door of the ambulance carrying the body of her slain husband at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. Mrs. Kennedy had just arrived from Dallas with her husband's body. The President's brother, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, accompanies her at right.