Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.
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This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, TX. For an entire generation, where you were on November 22, 1963 is one of the defining points of their lives. Its continuing legacy is felt both psychologically and physically through the very geography of the city.
Before we begin… What’s your favorite music venue in Dallas?
- Locations connected to the Kennedy Assassination and their status as of 2006
Dealey Plaza and Background Information
On the afternoon of the day he was shot, President Kennedy was scheduled to attend a Trade Mart luncheon which included some of the founders of UTD and their wives. These are excerpts from the Kennedy collection at the UTD library.
Lee Harvey Oswald
Ozzie Rabbit—-A bar near Oswald’s grave and his nickname in the U.S. Marines
Jack Ruby’s Carousel Club
- Wikipedia page about the Dallas JFK Memorial
- Galinsky.com entry on the design of the memorial
- Some remarks on the controversy concerning the memorial
- Slate article postulating that JFK deserves better
Sixth Floor Museum
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