'I Want Them To See What They Have Done to Jack'

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

'I Want Them To See What They Have Done to Jack'

Washington, D.C. Reacts to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

JFK HeadshotIn honor of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on Nov. 22, 1963, the Special Collections Division of the DC Public Library is pleased to announce the exhibit, “I Want Them to See What They Have Done to Jack:” Washington, D.C. Reacts to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

News articles from The Evening Star, selected images from the Division’s Washington Star Photograph Collection and ephemera from the Division document the District’s reaction to one of the most tragic days in American history.

The exhibit is currently on display in the Great Hall of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library and will run until Dec. 8.