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A look back at The Daily Campus’s coverage 50 years ago

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States. JFK’s tragic death was a defining moment in the nation’s history, having great impact on the city of Dallas. After the assassination, the city was su... More »

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Wife, grandson of Kennedy’s doctor reflect on legacy

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Courtney Madden Contributing Writer courtneym@smu.edu On Nov. 22, 1963 Dr. Charles James Carrico told his wife, Sue, goodbye for what seemed like a normal day at work, but when he returned home after a 12-hour shift at Parkland Hospital, he had memories that w... More »

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Altshuler oversees JFK commemoration

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Dallas’ renowned philanthropist Ruth Altshuler received a call from Mayor Mike Rawlings a year and a half ago with a prestigious and imperative request: he needed Altshuler to design and achieve the Commemoration ceremony honoring President John F. Kennedy, 50... More »

Kennedy’s assassination not just history

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Michael Graves Contributing Writer mwgraves@smu.edu Yesterday I was reading a story on Associated Press that claimed the assassination of John F. Kennedy is just a page in a history book for millennials. This claim struck me, and I began to wonder how other ge... More »

Dallas arts community honors JFK

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With the 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK finally here, it seems like all of Dallas is commemorating the president in some way. Between preparations for Thanksgiving next week and honoring President John F. Kennedy, there’s much happening in Dallas... More »