50 years later: The unfulfilled promise of John F. Kennedy and his generation-defining death

The nation marks a half-century since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Many who were alive on that fateful day recall exactly where they were and what they were doing.

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, women burst into tears outside Parkland Hospital upon hearing that President John F. Kennedy died from a shooting while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. (AP Photo/File)

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, women burst into tears outside Parkland Hospital upon hearing that President John F. Kennedy died from a shooting while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. (AP Photo/File)

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