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Remembering the Kennedy assassination

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48 years ago tomorrow President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.  While there have been questions and controversy surrounding the circumstances of his death and who the shooter was, few question the long lasting impact the assassination left on Americans. Retired University of Florida History Professor Julian Pleasants looks back on that day and what it means now with WUFT-FM’s Liana Charles.

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