I Remember The Day Our President Was Killed

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    In Study Hall

    we were in study hall helping kids get ready for a test the next day when a kid came running in and told the teacher she at first did not belive hime till the office made the annoucement and we were sent home from school
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Nov 7, 2011

    The President Is Shot.

    I was in high school, it was 5th period Biology, and all of a sudden the Public Address system came on and the vice principle told us that the president had been shot in Dallas, and that so far there was no word on his condition. We were told this because of the many rumors...
    anotheroad anotheroad
    Nov 3, 2010

    One of my earliest memories is sitting in

    stunned silence around a b&w tv with my family watching JFK's funeral procession through Washington, D.C. The photograph of his son John saluting as his casket rolled by will forever haunt me.
    padraig17325 padraig17325
    56-60, M
    Mar 7, 2015

    The Day My President Died

    I was only 5. I was in the back seat of my mother's car. She was driving home from town, down the long winding road 16 miles, far out in the country to our ranch, in Kansas. I remember the radio said "President Kennedy has been shot!" My mother started crying. I remember exactly...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Jan 24, 2010

    Our President Forever

    He did not step down. He was taken down. He is my president, forever. "In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility. I welcome it." — John...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Jan 25, 2010

    The Bitterest November

    I do not understand why people like us, on the left, can't get it together and speak the truth of these other, unbelievably selfish compatriots of ours. I remember, (it's really a long time ago, but I remember) very, very clearly when I heard of Kennedy's assasination, on the...
    Zotz123 Zotz123
    70+, M
    1 Response Jan 24, 2010
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