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From the OCT/NOV Zephyr: November 22, 1963–50 years ago, in Dallas and Moab…by Jim Stiles

An excerpt:

“In the early autumn of 1963, John Kennedy made a trip to Utah. Still shaken by the previous October’s Cuban Missile Crisis, the President had something on his mind, and he wanted to tell the citizens of the most conservative state in the union what it was. Elected as a Cold War warrior, a president who “would pay any price, bear any burden” to fight Communist aggression around the world, Kennedy had traveled to the brink of global nuclear annhiliation and now his world view had changed…”

To read more of Jim’s story, click the image below:

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