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50 years later, memory of JFK's assassination and his legacy endure

DISPLAY (NO REPORTER NARRATION) It's been nearly fifty years since an assassin's bullet killed President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, yet watching the indelible moment captured on Abraham Zapruder's home video camera is as jarring as ever. America's 35th president shot dead. His beautiful wife sitting alongside him. JFK's death gripped the world and sparked numerous conspiracy theories, ranging from a Mafia hit to a CIA plot. Yet for the American public, the moment the news broke on November 22, 1963 was so shocking that the confusion is still ingrained in people's memories. Nancy Applegate was a senior in a North Carolina high school at the time. "I was in world history class, I think, and some kids were just coming throughout the building with radios saying 'The president has been shot. The president's been shot.' And we were all struck dumb." Brad Smith was on a farm in Kansas spending time with his family when CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite made the an

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