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JFK remembered: 50 years later

John F Kennedy

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The 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy marks the passing of not only a leader but also an icon of popular culture.News organizations took a wide variety of approaches to pay tribute to his legacy. Below, some of the most unique and provocative ways outlets are looking back on that fateful day in 1963.

Boston.com pays tribute with a #thisdayinhistory photo of the President and First Lady Jackie Kennedy visiting Dallas. 

https://twitter.com/BostonDotCom/status/403943532219887616

Marie Claire tweets the photo of Jackie Kennedy with children Carolyn and John F. Kennedy Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy at the funeral. 

https://twitter.com/marieclaire/status/403900652075880448

The HISTORY network pays tribute recalling the tragic moments leading up to Kennedy’s death.  

https://twitter.com/HISTORY/status/403960600876679168

USA Today celebrates the life of Kennedy with a creative GIF

https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/403945931873456128

Dallas Morning News pays tribute with a tweet of a mosaic image.

https://twitter.com/dallasnews/status/403862276668522496

NASA commemorates JFK’s plan to send a man to the moon.

https://twitter.com/NASAhistory/status/403961134195019776

NPR live tweets the moments leading up to the assassination of President Kennedy. 

https://twitter.com/todayin1963/status/403961356879024128

Variety pays tribute to the 50th Anniversary posting a photo of the original issue with front page news headline “All Showbiz Mourns Kennedy.” 

https://twitter.com/Variety/status/403973507895144448

ABC7 commemorates the legacy of Kennedy with one of his profound quotes. 

https://twitter.com/ABC7/status/403940014515449856

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