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MSU Hosts Series to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University will host a series of talks and presentations this week that focus on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University will host a series of talks and presentations on Nov. 18-22 that focus on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

The series will include:

Nov. 18
Dr. Justin Vaughn from Boise State University will present “I am the Responsible Officer of the Government”: JFK & Ideological Responsiveness in American Politics. The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. in Meyer Library 101.



Nov. 19
The Curators from the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas will present Conflicting Evidence in the Kennedy Assassination. The presentation will be held at the PSU Theater at 9:30 a.m.



Nov. 20
The Presidency of John F. Kennedy will be presented by Dr. James Giglio, professor emeritus of history at Missouri State University. The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. in Hill Hall 001.



Nov. 21
Reporting the Unthinkable: Media Challenges and Coverage in the Hours after Dallas will be presented by the MSU Press-Politics Panel, which represents the university’s newly minted press-politics certificate program. The talk, which covers the challenges media outlets faced reporting the tragedy and what followed, will be held at 7 p.m. in Carrington Hall 208.



Nov. 22
“It Appears as Though Something has Happened in the Motorcade Route!” Remembering Nov. 22, 1963 will be a remembrance of the day’s events as they happened in real time. Audio of President Kennedy’s speech in Fort Worth, news coverage of his motorcade through Dallas, and the first series of news reports of the shooting will be streamed in real time as part of the launch of The U: Missouri State Radio. The presentation will be held at Hill Hall 001 at 11 a.m.
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