Remembering John F. Kennedy

November 22 is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

November 22 is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

President John Fitzgerald Kennedy Gravesite


PBS: Remembering President John F. Kennedy, 50 years after assassination

C-SPAN: Coverage of the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: November 22, 1963: Death of the President

National Archives: The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza


Camelot’s Court: Inside the Kennedy White House by Robert Dallek (large print)

Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick’s Iconic Images of the Kennedys by Kitty Kelley

Dallas 1963 by Bill Minutaglio & Steven L. Davis

Five Days in November by Clint Hill

If Kennedy Lived: The First and Second Terms of President John F. Kennedy: An Alternate History by Jeff Greenfield

Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero by Chris Matthews

JFK in the Senate: Pathway to the Presidency by John T. Shaw

JFK’s Last Hundred Days: The Transformation of a Man and the Emergence of a Great President by Thurston Clarke

The Kennedy Half-Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy by Larry J. Sabato

The Letters of John F. Kennedy edited by Martin W. Sandler

Mrs. Paine’s Garage: And the Murder of John F. Kennedy by Thomas Mallon

November 22, 1963: Ordinary and Extraordinary People Recall Their Reactions When They Heard the News compiled by Jodie Elliott Hansen & edited by Laura Hansen

Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy

Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy by Vincent Bugliosi

These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie by Christopher Andersen


11/22/63 by Stephen King (CD book, large print book, MP3 CD book)
High-school English teacher Jake Epping is enlisted by a friend to travel back in time to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy, a mission for which he must reacclimate to 1960s culture and befriend troubled loner Lee Harvey Oswald.

The Importance of Being Kennedy by Laurie Graham
Becoming a servant for the Kennedys shortly after arriving in America from Ireland, young Nora Brennan is given charge of the family’s nine children, whom she offers solace from their harsh mother, their distant father, and the prying public.

Jack 1939 by Francine Mathews
Tapped by President Franklin Roosevelt to travel to Europe and learn what the Nazis are planning, 22-year-old John F. Kennedy, son of the U.S. ambassador to Britain, joins the president’s efforts to stop the flow of German money that is influencing the 1940 U.S. election.

Shift by Tim Kring & Dale Peck
Chandler Forrestal is drawn into a CIA experiment where a dose of LSD heightens his mental abilities, allowing him to uncover the plot to assassinate President Kennedy and resulting in a cross-country chase to change history.

The Third Bullet: A Bob Lee Swagger Novel by Stephen Hunter
A reimagining of the events surrounding the 1963 assassination of Kennedy finds Bob Lee Swagger drawing on old records, intelligence archives, and observations at the infamous site to investigate a new clue about a third bullet that mysteriously exploded.

Top Down: A Novel of the Kennedy Assassination by Jim Lehrer
A Secret Service agent who made the fateful decision to remove the security bubble from John F. Kennedy’s parade car struggles with suicidal feelings of guilt until a young reporter endeavors to determine the day’s outcome if the bubbletop had been in place.