Clint Hill was the Secret Service agent assigned to Mrs. Kennedy on the day that JFK was shot in Dallas. In this compilation of interviews, coupled with historical footage of the events of 22 November 1963, Hill describes what happened.
On the 22nd of November, 1963, Americans were stunned when their President, John F. Kennedy, was assassinated in Dallas. This story tells what happened, with links to primary sources at the National Archives and exhibits from the Warren Commission.
Whaling became a major industry in the 18th-19th centuries, fueling the Industrial Revolution. Whale oil, especially from Sperm Whales, was used to light street lamps, such as those which were first lit in Montreal, Quebec on 23 November 1815.
In front of television cameras, Lee Harvey Oswald, accused assassin of President Kennedy, is shot at point-blank range by Jack Ruby (a man known to Dallas police). Oswald dies soon thereafter. This fuels speculation that JFK's murder was a conspiracy
\"One of the most touching events in a week of extraordinary difficulty, following the assassination of President Kennedy, was the moment when three-year-old John F. Kennedy, Jr. saluted his father's coffin.
Susan B. Anthony, the famous advocate for women's rights, supported Thomas Greeley in the 1872 presidential election. Of course, the 19th Amendment - giving American women the right to vote - wouldn't be law for nearly fifty years.
Although he died young, King Tut - an Egyptian Pharaoh - is one of the most famous rulers of ancient times. The reason? His previously undisturbed tomb was discovered by archaeologists - as was the Pharaoh's mummy.
On the 28th of November, 1520, Ferdinand Magellan and his expedition sailed to the Pacific Ocean via the Straits of Magellan. It was the first time any European had reached the Pacific via an passageway from the Atlantic.
As she leaves Number 10 Downing Street for the last time, Britain's first female Prime Minister also leaves a deeply divided legacy. Brits either loved her or despised her. Her 11 1/2 years in power were the longest for a PM since 1827.