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22 November 63

NutmegCT

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In remembrance of a man, husband, father, and president.

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The date our old 64 Buick Electra was bought.
 
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I must have watched six different Network news programs yeaterday.
Not one single mention, a disgrace.

Thanks Steve. I was dumbfounded there was hardly any serious reaction to my post. Very sad, we often want to talk about ourselves and pay little heed to others. For me, Pub has lost its attraction now.

Anyway, thanks for your reply, and Popeye's.
Tom M.
 

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Thanks Steve. I was dumbfounded there was hardly any serious reaction to my post. Very sad, we often want to talk about ourselves and pay little heed to others. For me, Pub has lost its attraction now.

Anyway, thanks for your reply, and Popeye's.
Tom M.

On previous markings of this "anniversary" in The Pub there were many reactions posted, mine included. Personally I felt it would be redundant to re-post the experience and recollection of it.
 

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On previous markings of this "anniversary" in The Pub there were many reactions posted, mine included. Personally I felt it would be redundant to re-post the experience and recollection of it.
Ditto. Doesn’t mean I don’t remember it, even though I was just a tike. I was older when Reagan was shot (but thankfully not killed) and that probably hit me more personally just because of being older at the time.
 

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Like you just a little guy when it occurred, 6yo. I knew it happened but wasn't old enough to understand what was going on. I do remember seeing him moved form the White House to the Capitol a couple day later.
 

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Tom,
I didn't mean to be disrespectful of your post. Honestly, for me I'm young enough that I have no more connection to Kennedy's assassination than I do McKinley's (which was on September 6th). To put this comment in perspective, my parents were eight and five when Kennedy was assassinated and I wasn't born until seventeen years after. So it's all an abstract to me, nothing more.
 

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What a bunch of young'ins. I was a senior in high school.

I remember the sadness. I remember it, but my Mother always told me to not dwell on the past.
 

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Tom,
I didn't mean to be disrespectful of your post. Honestly, for me I'm young enough that I have no more connection to Kennedy's assassination than I do McKinley's (which was on September 6th). To put this comment in perspective, my parents were eight and five when Kennedy was assassinated and I wasn't born until seventeen years after. So it's all an abstract to me, nothing more.
Bit of a hijack here (Ok complete hijack) I wonder if that makes you the youngest member of the forum? 😁
 

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Bit of a hijack here (Ok complete hijack) I wonder if that makes you the youngest member of the forum? 😁
Once upon a time I know I was, twenty years ago when I joined the forum I was merely twenty-one.
 

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Once upon a time I know I was, twenty years ago when I joined the forum I was merely twenty-one.
Yeah I was 20 years younger too. funny how that works. I suspect it might also be true for the rest of us. For now at least my observation still stands. :cheers:
 

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Yeah I was 20 years younger too. funny how that works. I suspect it might also be true for the rest of us. For now at least my observation still stands. :cheers:
I meant that in the past twenty years someone younger may have joined.
 

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And now back to our regular scheduled programming:
I was stationed at Fr Hood. TX. We immediately wondered if some of us would be sent to Dallas, to do what we had no idea. Some people were in the day room watching TV continually. Most were shocked when Ruby was killed. (Side note - several of us had gone to his club late summer and thought it was a grand rip off).
What we thought was funny was the company formation on Saturday to announce the Commander on Chief had been killed and the VP was the new Commander in Chief. After the funeral things settled back to normal
 
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