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Updated: 11/22/2013 08:00:01AM

The day Camelot died

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SUN PHOTO BY AL HEMINGWAY

The sixth-floor window of the Dallas Texas Book Depository, where Lee Harvey Oswald is reported to have fired the shots killing President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago today, on Nov. 22, 1963.

SUN PHOTO BY AL HEMINGWAY

The sixth-floor window of the Dallas Texas Book Depository, where Lee Harvey Oswald is reported to have fired the shots killing President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago today, on Nov. 22, 1963.

SUN PHOTO BY SUE PAQUIN
The author of this story, Al Hemingway, stands in the grassy knoll where many have claimed another shooter was located that day.

SUN PHOTO BY SUE PAQUIN
The author of this story, Al Hemingway, stands in the grassy knoll where many have claimed another shooter was located that day.

By AL HEMINGWAY

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DALLAS — Standing near the sixth-floor window in the Texas Book Depository where Lee Harvey Oswald reportedly fired his Italian 6.5 Carcano Rifle at President John F. Kennedy, killing him, is a sobering experience.

It was April 2007. My wife Sue and I were on a cross-country trip to see America. We were on our way to Abilene, Texas, to visit friends, but we made a point to stop in Dallas.

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