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    Today in history...

    Today is the 52nd anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy. The question, "Where were you when you heard that Kennedy had been shot?" defined a generation. I was in my grade 10 French class. Where were you?
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    I was working as a repair technician in a TV & radio repair shop, just a youngster learning a trade. I learned of the assassination listening to a radio I had managed to repair. The DJ was playing rock n roll and interrupted his program with the announcement.

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    I was in grade 2 did not even know where America was at the time never mind that it has a President or that he was shot. So I am the generation not affected or defined by the event.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Tulk View Post
    Today is the 52nd anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy. The question, "Where were you when you heard that Kennedy had been shot?" defined a generation. I was in my grade 10 French class. Where were you?
    I had just arrived back to the Bell Telephone Work Centre in a Telephone Company line truck after climbing telephone poles for most of the day. It was around 4 pm that day when I heard the news! I lived in Owen Sound Ontario at the time.
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