"President John F. Kennedy is shot and killed as his motorcade drives through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas. Kennedy's suspected assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was believed to have used a mail-order rifle in order to shoot the president from the sixth story window of the Texas School Book Depository."
Yes, I remember this day. We were in Cuba and I recall laying down on the living room floor. The phone rang and my mom answered. She said "Kennedy has been shot". I recall silence and then my father came home a bit latter.
Later that day, I watched Castro on TV talking about the assasination. I did not really understand the ramifications of the day's events but my dad watched TV and seemed worried.
We sat around and listened to "The Voice of America" in Spanish. I think that many people thought that Castro would be blamed and Cuba invaded.
It just does not seem possible that it happened 49 years ago.
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