The History Place - John F. Kennedy Photo History

The President: Dallas - Arrival of President Kennedy and the First Lady at Love Field, November 22, 1963. The presidential motorcade then leaves for a 45-minute trip downtown where the President is scheduled to speak to a meeting of the Citizens Council. The President and First Lady ride in an open-top limousine accompanied by Texas Governor John B. Connally and his wife. At 12:30 p.m. on Elm Street in downtown Texas the motorcade slowly approaches a triple underpass. Shots ring out. The President is struck in the back, then in the head and is mortally wounded. Gov. Connally is also struck.

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