A look back at the death of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago
Kennedy condolence letters published online
Find out what people said to Jackie Kennedy in some of the nearly 800,000 letters she received in the months after the assassination
JFK's personal connection to Army's Green Berets
All of the armed services took part in funeral procession, but none felt a greater loyalty to President John F. Kennedy than the Army's Green Berets
Inside LBJ’s home the night after JFK died
John Dickerson: Johnson was worried about a coup, what he heard on TV, and that a boy named Buddy was good to his girlfriend
Warren Commission kept in dark over meeting with Castro
Five staff members of the Warren Commission say that despite years of criticism, they got it right
Bob Schieffer: Oswald's mom "expressed no remorse" after shooting
On Nov. 22, 1963, Bob Schieffer was a young newspaper reporter when he drove Lee Harvey Oswald's mother to the police station
Jackie wouldn't let go of JFK, first agent to reach president says
Clint Hill, the Secret Service agent who jumped on JFK's limo, remembers telling Robert Kennedy over the phone, "It's as bad as it can get"
Irish cadets recall honor of performing at JFK funeral
President Kennedy was so impressed with the cadets during a visit to Ireland that Jackie Kennedy asked them to perform their solemn salute at his funeral
Civil rights pioneer recalls JFK's call for equal rights
Michelle Miller speaks with civil rights pioneer Andrew Young about the importance of JFK's actions.
Dallas police chief speaks to press
Nov. 23, 1963: Dallas Police Chief Jesse Curry speaks with reporters, telling them Lee Harvey Oswald is undergoing his second interrogation. A paraffin test was positive, showing that he had fired a gun recently.
A nation says goodbye to President Kennedy
A stunned nation watches President Kennedy's solemn funeral procession before he is buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Accused JFK assassin is arrested, then gunned down
Two days after Kennedy's death, CBS News was there when accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald was shot at point blank range
The fateful day in Dallas unfolds
Starting with the first bulletin that three shots had been fired in Dallas, view select videos from CBS News' coverage of the assassination of the 35th president
JFK assassination: The world mourns
The president's assassination left people shocked and stricken from downtown Dallas to the Vatican
JFK's fateful trip to Texas: Then and now
Key locations in President Kennedy's Nov. 1963 trip to Texas, revisited by AP photographer
Beatles slated to be on CBS the night of JFK assassination
Interview with the Beatles scheduled to air on the "CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite" preempted after Kennedy shot
Inside Kennedy reunion ahead of 50th anniversary
JFK family, friends and colleagues gather to remember fallen president; CBS News' Bob Schieffer discusses what the assassination meant to American, how president will be remembered
JFK Commemorations: 50 years after his assassination
Events marking the anniversary are being held around the nation and world
Kennedy's Apollo legacy -- A race worth running
JFK's decision to commit to landing man on moon was a daring, expensive gamble
CBS News' first bulletin on JFK assassination
Nov. 22, 1963: At 1:48 p.m., CBS News interrupted the soap opera "As The World Turns" for Walter Cronkite to announce that President John F. Kennedy was seriously injured in a shooting in Dallas, Texas.
CBS News announces president's death
Nov. 22, 1963: In an emotional moment, Walter Cronkite tells the world that President John F. Kennedy has died, half an hour after being shot in Dallas, Texas.
Shocked reaction from people on the street
Nov. 22, 1963: CBS News' Russ Bensley speaks with people in downtown Chicago on the day of John F. Kennedy's assassination. People express their shock and mourn for the country and Kennedy family.
Vice-President Johnson sworn in
Nov. 22, 1963: Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as the 36th U.S. President while on-board Air Force One. The ceremony happened two hours after Kennedy was shot, reports Walter Cronkite.
Eisenhower issues statement
Nov. 22, 1963: Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower spoke with reporters the day his successor, President Kennedy, was assassinated. He shared his grief for Mrs. Kennedy and the mourning felt by the American people.
Nov. 22, 1963: Within two hours of President Kennedy's assassination, the police had gathered suspects in Dallas. Lee Harvey Oswald is not identified by name, but is shown in handcuffs at Dallas Police Headquarters.
JFK's coffin arrives in D.C.
Nov. 22, 1963: The body of President John F. Kennedy arrived at Andrew's Air Force Base four and a half hours after the assassination. Also on the plane were first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and Attorney General Bobby Kennedy.
1963 Live Reports
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