President John F. Kennedy was a popular president. On November 22, 1963, he waved to excited crowds from the back of a car as it wound through the streets of Dallas, Texas. Suddenly, gunshots rang out. The president had been shot! He died shortly after. The country had lost its leader. Now readers can step back in time to learn about what led up to the assassination, how the fateful day unfolded, and the ways in which one shocking day changed America forever.