As all Dallasites know, the Kennedy assassination threw a dark cloud over the city for decades, a fate not suffered by other “assassination cities” like Washington, D. C. (Lincoln), Los Angeles (Robert Kennedy), Memphis (Martin Luther King), and Buffalo (Do you know? Answer below).
On Friday, I did a KERA/NPR commentary asking how history might have been different had one man given Jack Ruby some different advice. Read and listen here if you like.
President McKinley on September 5, 1901. His assassin was executed less than two months later.