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The 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination is bringing a movie based on a book, Parkland by Vincent Bugliosi, about the chaos that ensued at Parkland Hospital in Dallas when the staff discovered that their incoming patient was the president. Just a few days later, they had to treat Oswald.

"Thirty-four years old and one hour a widow," former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy leaves the Emergency Room of Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas with her husband's body to begin the trip back to Washignton, D.C.

AN AMERICAN man who received the nations first full face transplant has married a fellow burns victim at the site where he was injured. Dallas Wiens, 27, married Jamie Nash, 29, at a Texas church where a severe electrical accident destroyed his face and eyesight in 2008. The couple met in 2011 at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Fort Worth while participating in a support group for burns victims.

These notes written by a Parkland Memorial Hospital official indicate that President John F. Kennedy died at 1 p.m. Dallas time on Nov. 22, 1963. Loan, Peter N. Geilich Collection, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

The building on the right is Parkland's newly-completed Central Utility Plant! Sound boring? Check out these fast facts. 1) Power is being fed through two 24 mega-watt power feeds. One 2.5 mega-watt generator will power 1,000 Dallas homes. 2) At its peak, the plant can flow 15,961 gallons of water per minute to the new hospital. 3) In the event of a power outage in Dallas, the new plant has the capacity to provide backup utilities to the new hospital for 36 hours!

1913 - Over the years, Parkland's wooden buildings were replaced with the brick structures. This structure, built in 1913, was the first brick hospital structure in Texas. The hospital remained located at the intersection of Maple and Oak Lawn avenues and was hauled as a premier facility of its time.

1894 - This advertisement for Parkland Hospital was published in the Texas Health Journal in December, 1894. Parkland advertised in order to fill its private wards with paying patients, who were charged $7 to $12 per week for the room, nurse, meals, and medicine. Physician services were extra. These were the only private wards in any Texas hospital, with the possible exception of Sealy Hospital in Galveston.

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These notes written by a Parkland Memorial Hospital official indicate that President John F. Kennedy died at 1 p.m. Dallas time on Nov. 22, 1963. Loan, Peter N. Geilich Collection, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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Dallas Wiens and Jamie Nash pose for pictures after getting married at Ridglea Baptist Church in Forth Worth, Texas, March 30, 2013. Wiens was the first American to receive a full face transplant after accidentally touching a high voltage wire while on a construction job and met Nash at a burn victim support group at Parkland Memorial Hospital after Nash had been in a bad car accident that left her with severe burns throughout her body.

1913 - Over the years, Parkland's wooden buildings were replaced with the brick structures. This structure, built in 1913, was the first brick hospital structure in Texas. The hospital remained located at the intersection of Maple and Oak Lawn avenues and was hauled as a premier facility of its time.

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The first open-heart surgery in Dallas was performed at Parkland Memorial Hospital in December, 1956.

*JOHN F. KENNEDY ~ The medical staff at the Parkland Hospital in Dallas performed a tracheotomy on President Kennedy in the hope of reviving him. it didn't matter that a crucial part of the President's bran was missing. They were desperate to make an attempt to resuscitate him. JFK was pronounced dead approximately 30-409 minutes after he was fatally wounded.

The Presidential limousine bearing Mrs. Kennedy and the slain President speeds towards Parkland Hospital on Friday, 11/22/63. Clint Hill is positioned above them.

The mortorcade rushes to Parkland Hospital in Dallas

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In this Nov. 22, 1963, file photo, women burst into tears outside Parkland Hospital upon hearing that President John F. Kennedy died while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. Looking at why so many black people revered him then - and why younger generations have largely forgotten his civil rights work now - shows that even 50 years later, Kennedy holds a complicated but pivotal place in black history. (Photo: AP)