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Dallas police archives from JFK assassination online

Dallas police archives from JFK assassination online

50 YEARS LATER: President John F. Kennedy and his wife, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, are greeted by an enthusiastic crowd upon their arrival at Dallas Airport, on November 22, 1963. Only a few hours later the president was assasinated while riding in an open-top limousine through the city. Photo: Associated Press

The Dallas Police Department has posted thousands of documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

There are more than 11,000 police documents from the investigation into the deaths of the president, suspected assassin Lee Harvey Oswald and police officer J.D. Tippit, who Oswald was also accused of murdering.

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Meanwhile at Dallas City Hall, there is an exhibit of artifacts from the assassination, many put on display for the first time.

Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the shooting.

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