32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK's Assassination
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination

32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination

Jacob Miller - July 29, 2017

32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
A few hours after the assassination, Jacqueline Kennedy and Robert Kennedy get into the Navy ambulance carrying the body of President Kennedy at Andrews Air Force Base, just outside Washington, D.C. From here, the body of President Kennedy was taken to Bethesda Naval Hospital for an immediate autopsy. AFP/Getty Images
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
The emergency room at Parkland Memorial Hospital where President Kennedy was taken after the shooting. August, 1964. Donald Uhrbrock:Time & Life Pictures:Getty Image
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
Crowds of people wait for news outside Parkland Memorial Hospital, where President Kennedy had been taken following his assassination. Art Rickerby:Time & Life Pictures:Getty Images
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
An unidentified doctor at Parkland Memorial Hospital speaks at a press conference following the assassination of President Kennedy. Art Rickerby:Time & Life Pictures:Getty Images
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
The hearse carrying the body of the president leaves Parkland Memorial Hospital as a crowd of people look on. Art Rickerby:Time & Life Pictures:Getty Image
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
Secret Service agents and assorted staff carry the president’s casket up the stairs into Air Force One at Love Field Airport. Cecil W. Stoughton:John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
Cecil Stoughton’s iconic photograph of Lyndon B. Johnson being sworn in as U.S. President aboard Air Force One, Love Field, Dallas. Jacqueline (right), still in her blood-soaked clothes (not visible in picture), looks on. Wikipedia
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
A Dallas policeman holds up the rifle that Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly used to kill President Kennedy. November 23. Bettmann:Contributor:Getty Image
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
1) Jack Ruby moves into position immediately before fatally shooting alleged President Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald on live television as police transport him through the basement of Dallas Police headquarters on the way to Dallas County Jail. November 24. Ira Jefferson “Jack” Beers Jr./The Dallas Morning News/Wikimedia Commons
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
A mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald lies on a stretcher on its way toward an ambulance just after he was shot in the basement of Dallas Police headquarters by Jack Ruby. November 24. Three Lions:Getty Images
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
Dallas Police escort Jack Ruby to jail soon after questioning him in the shooting of alleged President Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald at Dallas Police headquarters earlier that day. November 24. Bettmann:Contributor:Getty Image
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
Guards stand in the hallway of Maryland’s Bethesda Naval Hospital, where President Kennedy’s body was prepared for burial. Robert Phillips:The LIFE Images Collection:Getty Images
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and her children, Caroline Kennedy and John F. Kennedy, Jr., exit the U.S. Capitol Building where the late President Kennedy lies in state. Walking behind: Patricia Kennedy Lawford (right) and her husband Peter Lawford (left), along with Robert F. Kennedy (center). Washington, D.C. November 24.Abbie Rowe/John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
John F. Kennedy Jr. (who turned three on this day) salutes as the casket of his father as it’s carried out of St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. while Jacqueline Kennedy and Robert Kennedy stand behind the boy. November 25. Getty
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
President Lyndon B. Johnson places a wreath before the flag-draped casket of President Kennedy during funeral services in the Capitol rotunda in Washington, D.C. November 24. National Archives and Records Administration
32 Photographs of the Events Surrounding JFK’s Assassination
Sunlight streams through the columns of the The Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol and onto the coffin of the late President Kennedy, lying in state before funeral services. November 24. Bettmann:Contributor: Getty Images

 

Sources For Further Reading:

Texas Monthly – The Truth about John Connally

The Dallas Morning News – John Connally, JFK Shared A Complicated History Before Assassination

Spartacus Educational – S. M. Holland

Spartacus Educational – Lee E. Bowers

Spartacus Educational – Howard Brennan

Kennedy Assassination Home Page – Testimony Of Howard Leslie Brennan

Live Science – How John F. Kennedy’s Back Pain Affected His Life and Death

New York Times – Autopsy Showed 2 Bullet Wounds; Shot Through Brain Fatal, Medical Report Says

New York Times – 3 Witnesses Saw Assassin Fire; One Gave Description of Oswald

History Channel – Lee Harvey Oswald: Plan, Chaos or Conspiracy?

The Daily Extern – Science Scene: JFK Assassination A Conspiracy Of One

Tallahassee Democracy – Who Shot JFK

History Collection – “I Am Only A Patsy”: 6 Reasons Why Lee Harvey Oswald Was NOT JFK’s Killer

JFK Archive – The Dealey Plaza Earwitnesses

Smithsonian Magazine – What Does the Zapruder Film Really Tell Us?

History Collection – Murder of a President: 5 Fascinating Conspiracy Theories about the Kennedy Assassination

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