ASSASSINATION AND ITS AFTERMATH

How a Photograph Reassured a Shocked Nation

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   Order Code: CS361    ISBN : 9780756546984
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The world was shocked and frightened when President John F. Kennedy was gunned down by an assassin’s bullet in 1963. What would happen to the government of the most powerful nation on Earth? When Kennedy’s vice president, Lyndon Baines Johnson, took the presidential oath of office on Air Force One just hours after the assassination, White House photographer Cecil Stoughton’s snapped an iconic photo that showed the world that the smooth and orderly transfer of power called for in the U.S. Constitution had occurred. His photo helped ease the shock, tension, and fear of an anxious country.

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This title is part of the series: CAPTURED HISTORY

Copyright

2011

Size

9" x 10"

Publisher

Compass Point

Pages

64

Grade

5–12

ISBN

9780756546984