Tyler Library Plans JFK Remembrance
It was November 22nd, 1963 that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, and many are planning ways to pay tribute today and tomorrow.
The City of Tyler says on its website that the Tyler Public Library will host a two-day event Thursday, Nov. 21 and Friday, Nov. 22, in remembrance of John F. Kennedy.
The library will feature oral histories, films and displays, and admission is free.
Click through for the schedule of events, listed on the City's website.Thursday, Nov. 21
10 a.m. Film, “Funeral Services for President John Fitzgerald Kennedy” (streaming video courtesy of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum)
11 a.m. Oral History, “John Joe Hewett”
12:15 p.m. Film, “The Last Two Days” (streaming video courtesy of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum)
1 p.m. Film, “The Kennedys” (public domain DVD from Tyler Public Library)
4 p.m. Oral History, “Ernest Brandt”
Friday, Nov. 22
10 a.m. Oral History, “Beverly Oliver”
Noon Guest Speaker, David Henderson, “The Kennedy Administration: a critique from a Democratic view”
1 p.m. Film, “The Lost JFK Tapes: the Assassination” (DVD from Tyler Public Library with permission granted courtesy of National Geographic)
3 p.m. Oral History, Mary Sue Bennett
The Tyler Public Library is located at 201 S.College Ave. in downtown Tyler.