The assassination of John F. Kennedy has been analyzed and revisited ceaselessly since the tragedy nearly 50 years ago. The fateful route of JFK’s motorcade and its Dallas backdrop are indelibly imprinted on the collective awareness of Americans. Photographer Adrees Latif has created a series reshooting the present day appearance of the historic scenes found in archival images, combining the two to mark the upcoming anniversary of JFK’s death on Nov. 22.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Irritating Confidante
John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee
Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?
Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.