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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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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)

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)

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)

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).

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)

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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