I was in the 4th grade, and on the playground behind Hilton Elementary
School in Newport News, Virginia. We were learning how to play a game
called "Steal The Bacon".
I remember there was a guy on a ladder painting the backboard of the
Someone came out and told us that President Kennedy had been shot.
Everything after that is a blur.
My Dad kept all the newspapers. I now have them.
I have been to Dealy Plaza in Dallas. I have been on the infamous
"Grassy Knoll". I have looked from the window that was allegedly
Lee Harvey Oswald's perch inside the Texas School Book Depository.
It is a most surreal place.
The debate between "lone gunman" and "conspiracy" will continue
forever, I suppose.
51 years ago today.