Friday will mark the 50th anniversary of that fateful day in Dallas, where an assassin's bullets took the life of the nation's 35th president. Many historians mark Nov. 22, 1963, as a watershed moment in American life — events that forever altered the country's course, attitudes and psychology.
What are your memories and thoughts? Tell us what you remember about learning the president had been slain. Tell us about the chaos, confusion and change that filled American lives in the days and weeks after the president's death. Tell us how time may have altered your perceptions about government and our leadership in the years since.
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