A Photographers Story: Bob Jackson and the Kennedy Assassination

On Friday, November 22, 1963, newspaper photographer Bob Jackson was assigned to photograph President John F. Kennedys visit to Dallas for The Dallas Times Herald. Learn how this young photographer came to cover one of the largest, most tumultuous news events of the twentieth century, and discover the back story on how he took the Pulitzer Prize-winning image of Lee Harvey Oswald being shot by Jack Ruby that weekend. Jacksons career is the focus of a new exhibition on view The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza through July 2010.

Event Type:Workshop
Presenter:Museum Education Staff
Event Schedule:
 7/21/20099:00 AM-3:00 PM411 Elm Street Dallas, TX 75202 The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza MAP
Registration Deadline:7/17/2009  The registration deadline for this event has passed
Registration Information:There is no fee for this event.
Subject Area:Fine Arts
Language Arts/Reading
Social Studies
Audience:Any Educator
Elementary Teachers
High School Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Credit:6 Hours CPE
FEE:This event has no fee
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Contact:Bobette Mauck