Tuesday, November 22, 2005

42 Years Later

For us Baby Boomers it’s not easy to get through any November 22 without being reminded of 1963, when the president was gunned down on the street in Dallas.

The gut-gnawing dissatisfaction with the official explanation of who exactly killed President John F. Kennedy, and why, left a cynical stain on an American generation that entered adulthood already suspecting its government couldn’t be trusted. Culturally, in many ways it was probably an unprecedented situation. To be sure, more reasons not to trust followed.

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