President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy, arrive at Love Field airport in Dallas.
In these Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, the limousine carrying mortally wounded President John F. Kennedy races toward the hospital seconds after he was shot in Dallas. Secret Service agent Clinton Hill is riding on the back of the car, Nellie Connally, wife of Texas Gov. John Connally, bends over her wounded husband, and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy leans over the president.
The new president of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson, speaks at Andrews Air Force Base upon his return to Washington from Dallas, where President John F. Kennedy was shot to death. Beside him is new first lady, Lady Bird Johnson. Later that day, in his first official address to the U.S. people, Johnson proclaims Monday as a day of mourning for the slain John F. Kennedy.
The flag-draped casket of President John F. Kennedy lies in state in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Nov. 23, 1963.
Lee Harvey Oswald is led down a corridor of the Dallas police station for another round of questioning in connection with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Nov. 23, 1963. Oswald, who denied any involvement in the shooting, is formally charged with murder.
The street across from the Dallas criminal courts building on Nov. 23, 1963, which houses the county jail, is lined with persons hoping for a glimpse of Lee Harvey Oswald, accused of assassinating President John Kennedy, should he be moved from the city jail. The building is near the one, background, from which the fatal shots were fired.
Jacqueline Kennedy holds daughter Caroline’s hand as Chief Justice Earl Warren eulogizes the slain president in the Capitol rotunda in Washington, Nov. 24, 1963.
In this Sunday, Nov. 24, 1963 photo, Lee Harvey Oswald, accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, is placed on a stretcher after being shot in the stomach in Dallas. Nightclub owner Jack Ruby shot and killed Oswald as the prisoner was being transferred through the underground garage of Dallas police headquarters.
Members of the late President John F. Kennedy’s family kneel beside the bier in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, Nov. 24, 1963. From left: Ethel Kennedy, wife of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy; Rose Kennedy, the late president’s mother, and Patricia Lawford, his sister
Representatives of all branches of the military act as pall bearers during the funeral of President John F. Kennedy as they leave following funeral services at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, Nov. 25, 1963. Behind them are members of the Kennedy family, with widow Jacqueline Kennedy in front holding the hands of her young children, Caroline, left, and John Jr. The president’s brothers, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy are behind her with other members of the family around them.
President Lyndon B. Johnson begins an addresses to a joint session of Congress with a eulogy of the late President Kennedy, Nov. 27, 1963. Behind him are House Speaker John McCormack, left, and Sen. Carl Hayden, (D-Ariz.), president pro temp of the Senate.