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Area Residents Remember Where They Were 50 Years Ago Friday When They Heard the News That President Kennedy Had Been Shot
President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy are greeted by an enthusiastic crowd upon their arrival at Dallas Love Field, on November 22, 1963. Only a few hours later the president was assassinated while riding in an open-top limousine through the city. (AP Photo)
The front page of the Washington Missourian on Thursday, Nov. 28, 1963, featured photos and stories about how the community remembered President John F. Kennedy, who was shot and killed the week before in Dallas, Texas.