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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: “The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is dedicated to the memory of our nation's thirty-fifth president and to all those who through the art of politics seek a new and better world.”

Sixth Floor Museum: “The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza; and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history.”

Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy: “In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the Amon Carter will exhibit the works of art installed in the president’s suite at the Hotel Texas during his fateful trip in 1963. Hotel Texas is organized by the Dallas Museum of Art, in association with the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, and includes over 20 photographs from UT Arlington Library’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection.”

JFK in Fort Worth: A Lasting Impression: “This special exhibit recognizes the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy. It documents Kennedy’s visit to Fort Worth, Lee Harvey Oswald’s connection to the city and the recently opened JFK Tribute. The event runs September 19 through December 6, 2013, in the Fort Worth Public Library’s Gallery at the Central Library, and includes almost 40 photographs from UT Arlington Library’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection.”

JFK:50: A yearlong series; The people. The City. The impact. Dallas Morning News

JFK: 50 Novembers: From WFAA

JFK: 50 Years: “Celebrate the past to awaken the future.”

JFK at the Newseum: “To mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the Newseum will feature two new exhibits and an original documentary film chronicling the presidency, family life and death of America's 35th president. Also featured: "JFK Online: From the Newseum Archives," an interactive Web-based exhibit that draws from the Newseum's collection of video interviews with journalists who covered Kennedy.”

The Smithsonian: Articles by the Smithsonian on a variety of topics and resources relating to John F. Kennedy.

JFK resources at the UTA Libraries

JFK: The 50th Anniversary: Located on the first floor of UT Arlington’s Central library, this mini exhibit displays magazines, books and other contemporary materials which chronicle the many ways in which he was remembered after his death and the lasting effect his presidency had on the United States and the world. The exhibit will be on display through February 8, 2014.

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