John F. Kennedy assassination: Now and then

  • The photo shows an image taken Nov. 21, 1963, of spectators waiting on U.S. President John F. Kennedy's motorcade during a visit to the city, juxtaposed against the current day scene in Houston. Kennedy was assassinated the following day. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Cody Duty)
  • The photo shows an image taken on Nov. 21, 1963, of people lining Travis Street near Texas Avenue to see President John F. Kennedy's motorcade during a visit to the city, juxtaposed against the current scene in Houston. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Cody Duty)
  • The photo shows an image taken Nov. 21, 1963, of people lining Travis Street near Rusk Street to see U.S. President John F. Kennedy's motorcade during a visit to Houston, juxtaposed against the current scene in Houston. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Cody Duty)
  • The photo shows an image taken Nov. 21, 1963, of University of Houston Phi Kappa Theta fraternity members joining the crowd outside the Rice Hotel to greet their fraternal alumni brother President John F. Kennedy during a visit to the city, juxtaposed against the current scene in Houston. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Cody Duty)
  • The photo shows an image taken Nov. 21, 1963, of Houston Chronicle employees leaning out the window waiting on President John. F. Kennedy's motorcade, juxtaposed against the current scene in Houston. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Cody Duty)
  • The photo shows an image taken Nov. 21, 1963, of U.S. President John F. Kennedy shaking hands with 22 prominent Houstonians after he and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy arrived at Houston International Airport, juxtaposed against the current William P. Hobby Airport in Houston. Kennedy was assassinated the following day. The airport's name was changed to William P. Hobby Airport in 1967 in honor of the Texas governor, and the current-day terminal was finished in 2003. The original location where Air Force One was parked in the original photo is no longer an open area; it is now a parking toll plaza. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Cody Duty)
  • The photo shows an image taken by Dallas Morning News photographer Tom Dillard on Nov. 22, 1963, of spectators lying on the ground in Dealey Plaza as a motorcycle police officer drives by immediately after the shooting of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, juxtaposed outside of the current day Elm Street, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Cody Duty)
  • The photo shows an image taken by Alexander Arroyos on Nov. 21, 1963, of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the Grand Ballroom at the Rice Hotel, juxtaposed against the current parking garage at the Rice Hotel, in Houston. Kennedy was assassinated the following day. The Grand Ballroom no longer exists after the hotel was remodeled making it into a parking garage. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Cody Duty)
  • The photo shows an image taken by Bob Jackson of the Dallas Times Herald on Nov. 24, 1963, of Lee Harvey Oswald, assassin of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, reacting as Dallas night club owner Jack Ruby, foreground, shoots at him from point blank range in a corridor of Dallas Police Headquarters, juxtaposed with the current scene at the Dallas Police Headquarters, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Cody Duty)

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