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.
A crowd reacts to the news of President Kennedy's death outside Parkland Hospital in Dallas — where the president was taken following the shooting.
Another shocked reaction outside Parkland Hospital.
Extras on the set of a movie in Los Angeles.
A crowd in New York City reading news reports of the assassination.
Construction workers observing a moment of silence in honor of the president in New York City.
A crowd gathered around a car radio to get the latest news about the assassination, New York City.
Another shot of a crowd gathered around a car radio, New York City.
Students reacting to the news at Harvard University (President Kennedy's alma mater).
A crowd rushes a newsstand in Boston.
A young woman breaks down at the news on the corner of 17th and California streets in Denver.
A Londoner reading details of the assassination in the evening paper.
Londoners discuss the assassination at Mooney's Irish Pub, while a news report plays in the background.
Two young Parisians immersed in newspaper reports of the assassination.
Commuters in New York catching up on the latest news in the evening paper.
A man holds up of the evening edition of the New York Post on the corner of 125th Street in Harlem, New York City.
A New Yorker's face upon hearing the news perfectly reflects the shock and confusion felt throughout the world.
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