A scene from the 1991 Oliver Stone film "JFK," recreates the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963. Photo by: Mary Evans/Ronald Grant/Everett CollectionA young president gunned down in the prime of his career, his glamorous wife at his side. A mysterious assassin who fired the fatal shots with almost unbelievable precision and who was shot to death before he could answer questions about whether he’d acted alone.
Rumors of mysterious figures around the grassy knoll. Questions about the so-called “magic bullet.”
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, not only was a monumental tragedy for the country, it offered up one of the most compelling murder mysteries of our time — a story that seemed almost as if it had been scripted for Hollywood.
So it’s no surprise that over the past 50 years, the Kennedy assassination has played out again and again in film and television, a sign of the endless fascination with a story that shocked the world.
“It remains this insoluble question because the absolute positive proof of what happened that day is probably irretrievable. The people who could ultimately clear it upRead More »from 50 years later, the JFK assassination lives on in film and television