The exhibition commemorates the assassination of President Kennedy in 1963 and features items from the Cabell, Belo, Marcus and personal collections including: correspondence sent to the Mayor of Dallas in the wake of the assassination; the speech President Kennedy was to give at the Trade Mart; newspapers, magazines, and books about the assassination; rare photographs; artifacts including a Bell & Howell movie camera similar to the one that filmed the assassination, and much more.
On display from November 11, 2013 – January 13, 2014
Fondren Library Center Lobby during open hours
- The JFK Assassination: Dallas & SMU
- The First Anniversary of a Tragedy, sermon by Rabbi Levi A. Olan (recorded for radio broadcast in 1964), Bridwell Library Digital Collections
About Fondren Exhibits
The Fondren Exhibits Committee is charged with providing educational exhibits for the SMU community that showcase special events, academic areas and individuals associated with the SMU campus.