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Different reactions to Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald.

STORY BY: Judy Johnson
YEAR: 1963
LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

Judy remembers watching TV with her mother in 1963, after John F Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald. When Jack Ruby then shot Oswald live on television, Judy and her mother had extremely different responses. Her mother freaked out, but Judy wasn't much affected at all. Her mother then blamed all the violence she was watching on TV at the time. What struck Judy the most was the difference between the two generations. Thanks for sharing, Judy.


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