Original caption: Twenty-four-year-old ex-marine Lee Harvey Oswald is shown after his arrest here on November 22. He received a cut on his forehead and blackened left eye in scuffle with officers who arrested him. Oswald, an avowed Marxist, has been charged with the murder of President John F. Kennedy, who was killed by a sniper' bullet as he rode in motorcade through Dallas
The Dallas Police Department mug shots of Lee Harvey Oswald following his arrest for possible involvement in the John F. Kennedy assassination and the murder of Officer J.D. Tippit
A Dallas policeman holds up the rifle used to kill President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Lee Harvey Oswald has been charged with the murder
President Lyndon B. Johnson takes the oath of office aboard Air Force One after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Kennedy's wife Jacqueline and Johnson's wife, Lady Bird, are by his side. November 22, 1963. At farthest left in the background is Jack Valenti.
The coffin of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is moved from Air Force One to an ambulance upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base. Jacqueline Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Larry O'Brien, and secret service agent Clint Hill follow the casket. Hill is the agent who jumped onto the back of the presidential limousine during the assassination.
Original caption: Autopsy on JFK at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Washington
Guards escort Lee Harvey Oswald during a press conference two days after his arrest in conjunction with the assassination of President Kennedy. Oswald was shot by local night club owner Jack Ruby during the press conference
Police officers stand and watch as a mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald is lifted into an ambulance. The alleged presidential assassin was shot and killed by nightclub owner Jack Ruby
On November 24, 1963, Jack Ruby was arrested for murdering Lee Harvey Oswald, who had been arrested on charges of assassinating President Kennedy and murdering a Dallas police officer two days earlier
The body of Lee Harvey Oswald lies in a casket at Parkland Morgue in Dallas, Texas.
Jacqueline and Caroline Kennedy, wife and daughter of assassinated president John F. Kennedy, kneel at his coffin
Guards stand over the casket of President Kennedy, which stands on a catafalque in the East Room of the White House. President Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy walks from the White House to St. Matthews Cathedral in the funeral procession for her husband, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Mrs. Kennedy is flanked by brothers-in-law Teddy Kennedy on her left and Bobby Kennedy on her right. United States secret service agents scan rooftops, windows, and the crowd behind them.
John F. Kennedy Jr., who turns three today, salutes as the casket of his father, the late President John F. Kennedy, is carried from St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, DC.
A horse-drawn caisson carrying the body of John Fitzgerald Kennedy passes mourners lining the streets of Washington from the White House to the Capitol
Jackie Kennedy and brother-in-law Robert Kennedy walk hand-in-hand at the funeral of the late President John F. Kennedy on November 25, 1963. The president was assassinated in Dallas on November 22, 1963
The Warren Report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was prepared by a seven member panel and submitted to President Lyndon Johnson on September 24, 1964.
This is one of the exhibits contained in the Warren Commission report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, shown Sept. 26, 1964. The commission said the handbills were samples of ones on which Lee Harvey Oswald had stamped his name and the name A.J. Hidell. The picture was identified as showing Oswald distributing the handbills in New Orleans on Aug. 16, 1963. (AP Photo/Warren Commission)
This photo released by the National Archives shows the bloodstained interior of President John F. Kennedy's limousine after his assassination, shown May 3, 1994. The photo, taken after the vehicle was returned to Washington from Dallas, was part of nearly 50,000 photos and documents released from the assassination investigation.
The front of the shirt worn by President Kennedy on day of his assassination. The initials JFK are embroidered on the left sleeve
The trajectory of the bullet that hit John F. Kennedy in the back and exited his neck. Included as an exhibit for the Warren Commission. Ca. 1964
The bullet that hit John F. Kennedy in the head removed a large portion of his skull. Included as an exhibit for the Warren Commission. Ca. 1964
A model skull shows where a bullet impacted the head of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. This skull was submitted as evidence to the Warren Commission during the assassination investigation
On 22nd November, 1963, Bowers was working in a high tower overlooking the Dealey Plaza in Dallas. He had a good view of the presidential motorcade and was able to tell the Warren Commission about the three cars that entered the forbidden area just before the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Bowers also reported seeing two men standing near the picket fence on the Grassy Knoll. He added: "These men were the only two strangers in the area. The others were workers whom I knew." Bowers said the two men were there while the shots were fired.Warren CommissionJohn F. Kennedy Grassy Knoll On 9th August, 1966, Lee Bowers was killed when his car left the road and crashed into a concrete abutment in Midlothian, Texas. Robert J. Groden later reported "Lee Bowers was heading west here on highway sixty-seven heading from Midlothian down to Cleburne and according to an eyewitness he was driven off the road by a black car. Drove him into this bridge abutment. He didn't die immediately, he held on for four hours and during that time he was talking to the ambulance people and told them that he felt he had been drugged when he stopped for coffee back there a few miles in Midlothian."Robert J. Groden
Bullet found on Connally's stretcher. Photographed August 23, 1978 for inclusion as an exhibit for the House Assassinations Committee formed in 1976
Portrait of Jim Garrison, the New Orleans District Attorney who conducted his own investigation of the Kennedy assassination
Original caption:New Orleans: Clay Shaw puffs a cigarette as he enters the Criminal Courts Building here March 14th for a preliminary hearing on charges that he conspired to assassinate President John F. Kennedy. Shaw, a retired New Orleans businessman, was arrested by District Attorney Jim Garrison as part of his investigation of an alleged assassination plot
Original caption: Senator elect Robert F. Kennedy places a flower near the eternal flame on the grave of his brother, the late President John F. Kennedy, during a visit-- the first anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy.
Umbrella Man Umbrella Man is the nickname for a fellow who famously brought an umbrella on a sunny day for the president’s visit to Dallas November 22, 1963, stood on the “grassy knoll,” and, just as the president’s car passed, he opened the umbrella and pumped it in the air.