In the days and weeks following the president’s assassination, Jacqueline Kennedy received more than 800,000 condolence letters from all over the world. On Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center in Vineyard Haven will screen a documentary that includes actors reading 20 of these letters accompanied by archival footage and Kennedy home movies recently made available. The event and documentary commemorates the 50th anniversary of the assassination, which took place on Nov. 22, 1963.

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