Photos Captured People’s Reactions To The News Of JFK’s Assassination

By | September 6, 2016

1. A crowd reacts to the news of JFK’s death outside Parkland Hospital in Dallas, where the president was taken following the shooting.
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2. Another group's 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
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5. Construction workers observing a moment of silence in honor of President Kennedy, 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 - the President'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.
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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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