Some objects and images that have never been seen before from the minutes and hours following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination are going on display in Washington.
Two exhibits open at the Newseum, a museum dedicated to journalism, on April 12. They include “Creating Camelot,” which shows behind-the-scenes images of Kennedy, his wife, Jacqueline, and their two children; and “Three shots were fired,” which shows the moments leading up to and after Kennedy’s death.
Included in the latter exhibit are the Bell & Howell 8 mm movie camera used by the only eyewitness to capture the entire assassination on film, Abraham Zapruder. Other artifacts include the long-sleeve shirt Lee Harvey Oswald was wearing when he was arrested, and the wallet Oswald was carrying, as well as its contents.