50 Years Later: Where Were You When JFK Was Assassinated?

Celebrities and newsmakers talk about the day they learned that the President had been killed.

President Kennedy's limousine speeds along Elm Street toward the Stemmons Freeway overpass moments after he was shot at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963. Secret Service agent Clint Hill is seen on the back of the car as Jacqueline Kennedy tends to her fatally wounded husband.

President Kennedy's limousine speeds along Elm Street toward the Stemmons Freeway overpass moments after he was shot at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963. Secret Service agent Clint Hill is seen on the back of the car as Jacqueline Kennedy tends to her fatally wounded husband.

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Maureen King Cassidy teaches English and writing at Adelphi University in N.Y.

For more about John F. Kennedy, visit JFK: 50 Years Later.


Corrected on : Corrected, 11/13/13: Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis ran for president in 1988.