How newspapers around the world reacted to JFK’s assassination

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  • President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 59 years ago tomorrow. 
  • The Biden administration has ordered the complete records about his death be released next month.
  • The shooting was front-page news around the world — here’s a look at how papers covered the tragedy.

The murder of President John F. Kennedy shocked the world.

The murky circumstances of his death have since spawned a federal investigation and numerous conspiracy theories — which will hopefully be explained when the full batch of JFK files are released.

Last year, the Biden administration once again delayed releasing records related to the assassination that occurred 59 years ago. The full records are set to be disclosed on December 15.

On November 23, 1963, the day after the shooting, the front pages of newspapers across the US and around the globe reflected the shock and despair of the moment. Here’s what they looked like: