An Interactive Map of Dallas, 1963: The City That Killed Kennedy

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Nov. 18 2013 12:41 PM

The City That Killed Kennedy

Racism, McCarthyism, and political fervor in 1960s Dallas.

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The City That Killed Kennedy

It's Dallas in the early 1960s, and the city is roiling with racism and McCarthyism. The Dallas Morning News is calling the Supreme Court the "Judicial Kremlin." The world's richest oil baron is arguing that billionaires should literally be able to buy more votes. A reverend is warning that John F. Kennedy's presidency will lead to Catholic domination of the country. Lee Harvey Oswald is plotting his assassinations. With this map, featuring excerpts from recently released Dallas 1963 by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis, explore the city that many blame for killing a president.

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