25th November 1963:  Two people in Lafayette Park, Washington, reading the newspaper reports of President John F Kennedy's assassination.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Photos: JFK Assassination 50 Years Later

Iconic images that document events surrounding one of the darkest days in American history — the assassination of president John Fitzgerald Kennedy.


President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Oprah Winfrey during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Nov. 20, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The Medal of Freedom is the country's foremost civilian honor. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Presents Freedom Medals, Attends JFK Tribute

President Barack Obama paid tribute Wednesday to former President John F. Kennedy’s legacy, joining former President Bill Clinton to lay a wreath at Kennedy’s grave and presenting a freedom medal that Kennedy conceived before his assassination 50 years ago this week.


File photo of the eternal flame that burns near the final resting place of John F. Kennedy. (Photo by Alex Wong, Getty Images)

Poll: 61 Percent of Americans Believe Oswald Did Not Act Alone in JFK’s Death

A recent Gallup poll shows that more than half of all Americans still believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone when he took the life of former President John F. Kennedy.


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5 Decades Later, Some JFK Probe Files Still Sealed

Five decades after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot and long after official inquiries ended, thousands of pages of investigative documents remain withheld from public view. The contents of these files are partially known — and intriguing — and conspiracy buffs are not the only ones seeking to open them for a closer look.


Robert F. Kennedy Jr. believes there is very convincing evidence that his uncle John F. Kennedy was not killed by Lee Harvey Oswald. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

RFK Jr.: Evidence ‘Very Convincing’ Lone Gunman Did Not Kill JFK

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is convinced that a lone gunman wasn’t solely responsible for the assassination of his uncle, President John F. Kennedy, and said his father believed the Warren Commission report was a “shoddy piece of craftsmanship.”