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Professor Henrikson Interviewed on Historical Impact of JFK's Assassination


In Dallas' Dealey Plaza, the Texas Book Depository still stands, with the sixth floor window that was Lee Harvey Oswald's snipers perch, but that floor is now a museum.

Texans call Dealey Plaza a "vital crossroads for rail and road travel," and to worldwide visitors, it is the bend of the road where history took a violent turn. They, along with historians, can't help wondering how the world was changed by what happened there.

"It's very difficult still fully to assess the magnitude of the aftermath of his Presidency and the way it ended," Tufts Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy Prof. Alan Henrikson says.

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