Hands reach out to greet President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy upon their arrival at the airport in Dallas, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963. Later that day, the president was assassinated.
President John F. Kennedy is seen riding in motorcade approximately one minute before he was shot in Dallas, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963. In the car with Kennedy are Jacqueline Kennedy and Gov. and Mrs. John Connally of Texas.
The presidential limousine carrying President Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, as well as Texas Gov. John Connally and his wife, is followed by secret servicemen on running boards, Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas. Moments later, President John F. Kennedy was hit by an assassin's bullets.
President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline are shown riding in a motorcade moments before the president was fatally shot. Texas Gov. John Connally and Mrs. Connally are in the front seat of the limousine. This frame grab image was made from a restored version of a film showing the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963.
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy cradles her husband President John F. Kennedy seconds after he was fatally shot. This frame grab image was made from a restored version of a film showing the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas, Tex., Nov. 22, 1963.
President John F. Kennedy slumps down in the back seat of a car after being fatally shot in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963. Jacqueline Kennedy leans over the president as Secret Service agent Clinton Hill rides on the back of the car.
An unidentified plainclothes police officer carries the rifle used in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963.
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, her dress stained with blood, stands with Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy as they watch the president's casket be placed in an ambulance at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., near Washington, Nov. 22, 1963. At right are Evelyn Lincoln, glasses, and Kenneth O'Donnell of the White House staff. Mrs. Lincoln was the president's personal secretary.
Lee Harvey Oswald, accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, center, is surrounded by media in this undated photo.
"Kennedy Slain on Dallas Street," headline from Dallas Morning News, Nov. 22, 1963.
Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as President of the United States in the cabin of the presidential plane as Jacqueline Kennedy stands at his side, Nov. 22, 1963. Judge Sarah T. Hughes, left, administers the oath.
President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife Lady Bird, left, console widow Jacqueline Kennedy moments after he was administered the oath of office in the cabin of the presidential plane at Love Field in Dallas, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963.
The accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, center in handcuffs, is escorted to the Dallas city jail as nightclub owner Jack Ruby, foreground, approaches Oswald with a pointed revolver in the underground garage of the Dallas police headquarters, Nov. 24, 1963. Oswald is escorted by detectives Jim Leavelle, left, and L.C. Graves, right.
Lee Harvey Oswald, accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, reacts as Dallas night club owner Jack Ruby, foreground, shoots at him from point-blank range in a corridor of Dallas police headquarters, Nov. 24, 1963. Plainclothesman at left is Jim A. Leavelle.
Mourners form an endless line as they assemble in front of the Capitol to pay their homage to slain U.S. President John F. Kennedy, in Washington, Nov. 24, 1963.
Jacqueline Kennedy kisses the casket of her husband in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, Nov. 24, 1963. Daughter Caroline kneels alongside.
Jacqueline Kennedy, widow of assassinated President John F. Kennedy, holds the American flag that covered the coffin of her husband. She is shown here at Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 25, 1963, after the President was buried.
Jacqueline Kennedy is flanked by her brothers-in-law in the procession carrying the coffin of slain President John F. Kennedy from the White House to St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church in Washington, Nov. 25, 1963. At left is Attorney General Robert Kennedy, and at right is Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-MA.
Three-year-old John F. Kennedy Jr. salutes his father's casket in Washington, Nov. 25, 1963, three days after the president was assassinated in Dallas. Widow Jacqueline Kennedy, center, and daughter Caroline Kennedy are accompanied by the late president's brothers Sen. Edward Kennedy, left, and Attorney General Robert Kennedy.
Three-year-old John F. Kennedy Jr. salutes his father's casket in Washington, Nov. 25, 1963, three days after the president was assassinated in Dallas.