The Sunday Living History Interview with John H. Howell – The assassination of JFK.

Sally Cronin has a wonderful series, “Sunday Living History.” She allowed me to reflect on an event that had a meaningful impact on people around the world. Sally’s blog is one that everyone should visit many times during the week. Thank you, Sally, for the opportunity.

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Living HistoryMy guest this morning is author John W. Howell who is a popular blogger in our community entertaining us during the week with fiction and images of his stretch of beach on the Texas coastline.

There have been certain events in our lifetimes that have either influenced the way we look at life or have impacted us so dramatically that we remember where we were and what we were doing when they occurred. Today John remembers a man and an event that shook the world in November 1963.

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The Assassination of John F. Kennedy.

I have to admit it was tough choosing a moment of history that I lived to witness. There were so many from which to choose. I thought of maybe the time Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, the birth of the personal computer, the advent of the internet, the cell phone, MTV, and cable television. I…

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8 comments

  1. Heading over to visit Sally. I don’t want to miss this one. Mega hugs.

    1. Hugs to you, Teagan. I liked your comment at Sally’s.

      1. It really was a great post, John. Thanks for sharing your memories and perceptions of that life changing, world changing day.

      2. Thank you, Teagan. It was a time of disappointment and trial for all of us.

  2. Maybe you should write a memoir. Thanks for this, John.

    1. Maybe a fictionalized story with real events as a backdrop. (wait Kurt Vonnegut did that all the time.) Thanks, Audrey.

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