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Newspaper covers ‘shocked numbness’ over JFK’s assassination

November 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

From the stark black-and-white front page of the November 27, 1963 Park Region Echo, a four-word headline still resonates: “Community mourns president’s death.”

The story began, “Alexandria and Douglas County joined the rest of the nation …continue reading on

Where were you when JFK was shot?

November 22, 2013 in Uncategorized


Fifty years ago today, people were just going about their everyday, busy routines when their lives, and the country’s history, were forever changed.

News spread that President Kennedy had been gunned down in Dallas.

The Echo Press a…continue reading on

Hill’s thoughts on conspiracies, Warren Commission

November 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Students of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy might be intrigued by Clint Hill’s views on the shooting. Continue Reading

‘Mrs. Kennedy and Me’

November 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Clint Hill, the Secret Service agent assigned to First Lady Jackie Kennedy before and after that assassination of President John F. Kennedy, is writing a book about it.
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Secret Service agent at JFK assassination discovers Larimore link to family

November 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

On Nov. 22, 1963, Geraldine Facey and her mother, Alma Broderson, who had come from Larimore, N.D., to visit her youngest daughter near Seattle, watched in common horror with the rest of America as television reporters broadcast the news of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas.
Neither woman had any idea the lone Secret Service agent they saw on the back of the President’s Lincoln limousine after the shooting, reaching for First Lady Jackie Kennedy, was her older brother, her youngest son.
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Man who helped track Oswald gets his due 47 years later

November 20, 2010 in INFORUM

DALLAS Temple F. Bowley’s life changed forever when he came upon a Dallas police officer lying dead in an Oak Cliff street on Nov. 22, 1963.
“You don’t run up on a dead man every day,” Bowley said. Continue Reading

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