On NPR, two reporters who witnessed the shooting share their reflections from that day. The most amazing part of this piece is Sid Davis describing his decision to hold off on reporting the news that the president was dead until he had additional sources. Times have sure changed.

+ “Before the dreadful news clattered over the teletypes that day, before it hit TV, even before the president reached the Dallas hospital, a 58-year-old Russian immigrant named Abraham Zapruder knew John F. Kennedy was dead.

+ From Kottke: Here’s a version of the Zapruder film in HD resulting in an amazingly clear representation of the event.