A Regular Friday Morning 50 Years Ago

Everyone else is going to be covering the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination and there will be no shortage of stories about it. Here at Ghosts of DC, we want to shed some light on the other things that happened that day … the regular, average stuff. Throughout the day, we’re going to highlight some normal things from the day, starting with the front page of the Washington Post on Friday, November 22nd, 1963. Click on the image for a larger version.

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front page of the Washington Post on November 22nd, 1963
front page of the Washington Post on November 22nd, 1963

And, of course, here is what the front page looked like on Saturday morning.

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front page of the Washington Post - November 23rd, 1963
front page of the Washington Post on November 23rd, 1963

 

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • Kris Beach

    I love reading all about the history of DC as I was born there.