JFK Assassination: World's Newspapers 50 Years Ago

“A tragedy for the world…” is how the Manchester Guardian entitled its Nov. 23, 1963 obituary of President John F. Kennedy, killed the day before — exactly 50 years ago — as his motorcade drove through the city of Dallas, Texas.

The Milan daily Corriere della Sera called the killing: "Una Tragica Pagina Della Storia Del Mondo" (A tragic page in world history), while Gazette de Lausanne made its headline in three words: "Kennedy Est Mort"

America at the height of its global superpower status would never be quite the same. The world was watching, together in disbelief with a nation ... and this is how it looked on the front pages of newspapers the next day, from Dallas and Paris, to New Zealand, Russia, Japan, and beyond.

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