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Parkland Memorial

June 2024
1min read

Until it was eclipsed by the attacks of September 11, the assassination of JFK was the defining moment of my life. My recollections of the events of that day in Dallas are indelibly etched in my memory. In reading Sid Davis’s “My Brush With History” entry in the November/ December 2003 issue, I was frankly appalled that the hospital to which the grievously wounded JFK was driven was misidentified as Portland Memorial rather than Parkland Memorial.

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