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Jackie Tindel film

Object Number: 2002.064.0001
Category: Films
Photographer: Jackie Tindel
Type of Object: Film, 8mm
Dimensions: Gauge: 8mm
Medium: Film
Original 8mm color film made by Jackie Tindel from the intersection near the southwest corner of Main and Harwood Streets across from the Dallas Police Department. His film shows the presidential limousine and following vehicles turning onto Main Street with Secret Service Agent Clint Hill, who was assigned to Jacqueline Kennedy, riding on the car's left rear bumper. The last section of film shows flowers and mourners in Dealey Plaza, as well as the Texas School Book Depository on Sunday, two days after the assassination.
Curator's Notes

Mr. Tindel's home movie was featured in the Museum's "Filming Kennedy: Home Movies from Dallas" exhibit from November 2007 to October 2008. As part of a "Filming Kennedy" program series, Mr. Tindel participated in a videotaped public program on May 2, 2008 about his memories of the Kennedy assassination and his home movie. - Stephen Fagin, Curator   

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