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JFK's Last Night Alive Revealed on Home Movie

He spoke at League of Latin American Citizens event
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Feb 23, 2011 4:29 AM CST

(Newser) – John F. Kennedy's last night alive was captured on film that has been turned over to a museum. The silent home movie sat for years in a drawer in the Houston home of Roy Botello, now 88. He filmed the president, smiling warmly, as he spoke at a Houston hotel for the League of the United Latin American Citizens. Botello, who was sitting in the front row, also filmed the first lady and Vice President Lyndon Johnson. "Everyone went nuts" when the Kennedys turned up, recalls Botello. JFK was assassinated the next day. The film was transferred to video and turned over to the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, reports ABC News. (Read more JFK stories.)

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