Nation: The Connollys

At one point during his testimony, Texas' Governor John Connally stripped off his shirt to show the scars on his chest. Repeatedly, his eyes filled with tears as he spoke.

Said Connally: "I heard this noise, which I immediately took to be a rifle shot. I instinctively turned to my right because the sound appeared to come from over my right shoulder, so I turned to look back over my right shoulder, and I saw nothing unusual except just people in the crowd, but I did not catch the President in the corner of my eye, and 1 was interested because, once...

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