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 April 3, 1960 file photo, Sen. John F. Kennedy, Democratic presidential nominee, sits next to a playback of his televised appearance in Milwaukee, Wis. for the Wisconsin presidential primary two days later. (AP Photo)

FILE - In this April 3, 1960 file photo, Sen. John F. Kennedy, Democratic presidential nominee, sits next to a playback of his televised appearance in Milwaukee, Wis. for the Wisconsin presidential primary two days later. (AP Photo)

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