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The Texas Theatre in Dallas commemorates Kennedy's assassination
The Texas Theatre in Dallas commemorates Kennedy's assassination

On the afternoon of Nov. 22, 1963, the Texas Theatre in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of  Dallas was showing two forgettable war films, "Cry of Battle," with Oscar-winners Van Heflin and Rita Moreno, and "War is Hell," with Baynes Barron. But both films would become infamous because of Lee Harvey Oswald. Shortly after the murder of President Kennedy, the wounding of Texas Gov. John Connally and the subsequent fatal shooting of police Officer J.D. Tippit, Oswald entered the theater without paying in order to avoid the police and took a seat in the back of the auditorium. A manager of a shoe store a few doors way from the theater, John Brewer, had previously seen...

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