John F. Kennedy's presidency and legacy
35th president of the United States killed in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963
Last Updated: Nov. 20, 2013
The assassination of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963 is seared into the public consciousness.
The shooting death of the president, who was 46 years old, stunned the country and the world. Five decades later, people worldwide can recall exactly where they were and how they heard the news.
Despite a presidency that lasted for just over 1,000 days, Kennedy's impact on U.S. and international affairs continues to be felt.
The interactives below highlight some of Kennedy's legacies. Immediately below is a timeline of some key moments from his presidency. Scroll further down for an interactive map of memorials to the slain leader.
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Source: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, the Presidency Project