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The Kennedy assassination as seen in The Gazette

A snapshot of The Gazette's coverage of the Kennedy assassination and its aftermath from Nov. 22-25.

Nov. 22, 1963
The front page of The Gazette on the day of the assassination. This scan is from a book featuring reproductions of historic gazette front pages. (Courtesy Pikes Peak Library District Special Collections)

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Nov. 23, 1963
Lyndon Johnson is sworn in and Lee Harvey Oswald becomes a household name. This scan is from microfilm. (Courtesy Pikes Peak Library District Special Collections)

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Nov. 24, 1963
A day of transition as Lyndon Johnson takes charge and plans are make for John F. Kennedy's funeral. (Scan from microfilm courtesy of Pikes Peak Library District Special Collections)

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Nov. 24, 1963, inside
A photo gallery detailing the assassination and a country's grief. Note the gallery of assassinated U.S. presidents at lower right. (Scan from microfilm courtesy of Pikes Peak Library District Special Collections).

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Nov. 25, 1963
President John F. Kennedy is buried and Lee Harvey Oswald is killed by Jack Ruby. (Scan from microfilm courtesy of Pikes Peak Library District Special Collections)

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Nov. 25, 1963, inside
Jack Ruby kills Lee Harvey Oswald. Note Bob Jackson's Pulitzer Prize-winning photo at right. Jackson was a 29-year-old photographer at the Dallas Times Herald at the time. He went on to become a longtime photographer at The Gazette. (Scan from microfilm courtesy of Pikes Peak Library District Special Collections)

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