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    Posted on Nov 21, 2013

    16 Photos That Capture People's Reactions To The News Of JFK's Assassination

    On Nov. 22, 1963, the world was stunned to learn of President Kennedy's assassination — an event that not only marked a cultural turning point, but also the end of an era of innocence in the U.S.

    1. A crowd reacts to the news of President Kennedy's death outside Parkland Hospital in Dallas — where the president was taken following the shooting.

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    2. Another shocked reaction outside Parkland Hospital.

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    3. Extras on the set of a movie in Los Angeles.

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    4. A crowd in New York City reading news reports of the assassination.

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    5. Construction workers observing a moment of silence in honor of the president in New York City.

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    6. A crowd gathered around a car radio to get the latest news about the assassination, New York City.

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    7. Another shot of a crowd gathered around a car radio, New York City.

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    8. Students reacting to the news at Harvard University (President Kennedy's alma mater).

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    9. A crowd rushes a newsstand in Boston.

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    10. A young woman breaks down at the news on the corner of 17th and California streets in Denver.


    11. A Londoner reading details of the assassination in the evening paper.

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    12. Londoners discuss the assassination at Mooney's Irish Pub, while a news report plays in the background.

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    13. Two young Parisians immersed in newspaper reports of the assassination.

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    14. Commuters in New York catching up on the latest news in the evening paper.

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    15. A man holds up of the evening edition of the New York Post on the corner of 125th Street in Harlem, New York City.

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    16. A New Yorker's face upon hearing the news perfectly reflects the shock and confusion felt throughout the world.

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