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A plaza called Dealey: The birthplace of the JFK mystery that will never die

Publié par Clifford Armion le 22/11/2013

Joel Achenbach

DALLAS — Dealey Plaza is a depression. It’s a shallow basin on the western edge of downtown, framed by concrete structures called pergolas and peristyles that were built by the Works Progress Administration. Designed as a gateway to the city, the plaza is more of an ode to the automobile, because the broad lawn is sliced by three streets: Elm, Main and Commerce. They slope from east to west and converge beneath a rail line in what is known as the triple underpass.
That’s where President and Mrs. Kennedy were headed, on Elm, when the ghastly thing happened.
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"A plaza called Dealey: The birthplace of the JFK mystery that will never die", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2013. Consulté le 19/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/a-plaza-called-dealey-the-birthplace-of-the-jfk-mystery-that-will-never-die