As today marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, people everywhere are holding tributes and doing their part to remember a U.S. president who made a big impact, both in life and in death.
The History Network’s live tweets – The History Network is tweeting events in real time as they happened leading up to the assassination.
If JFK had been Shot in the Social Media Era – USA Today offers a play-by-play of how the events on November 22, 1963, would have appeared throughout social media.
JFK Library – Like the JFK Library on Facebook or follow them on Twitter to learn more about JFK’s days in office, and to pay tribute and connect with other JFK history buffs. You can also watch archival video from the Kennedy Library’s collection on our YouTube channel with highlights, including speech clips, campaign commercials, press conferences, and more.
And there’s an app for that. Download the JFK app to your smartphone and access a wealth of facts and resources to start your own research and engage the younger generation in discussions about an event that shaped U.S. history.
Do you remember where you were when you learned JFK was dead? How are you following the tributes today?