"Kennedy Slain on Dallas Street" - The Dallas Morning News November 23, 1963 Edition

November 23, 1963

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"Kennedy Slain on Dallas Street" - The Dallas Morning News November 23, 1963 Edition
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      On November 22, 1963, the 35th President of the United States wrote his name across the front page of that day's edition of the Dallas Morning News for a hotel chambermaid seeking an autograph. Beneath a headline declaring "Storm of Political Controversy Swirls Around Kennedy on Visit", Kennedy scribbled, "To Jan White, John Kennedy."

      Those five words were, in all likelihood, the last Kennedy would ever write; this famous headline of the next day's edition of the Dallas Morning News explained why.



      Newspaper, being the front page of the November 23, 1963 (morning) edition of the Dallas Morning News bearing the headline "Kennedy Slain on Dallas Street." Elephant folio [app. 14.5 x 22.5 inches].

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