Assuming you are old enough to have been alive at the time, it was probably the same as you were doing when US president John F Kennedy was shot because they were both hit in the same shooting that killed the president on 22 November 1963.
Connally survived, despite being wounded five times by one bullet, which entered through his chest, exiting below the right nipple, then hitting his right wrist and going through the radius bone before coming to rest in his left thigh. He went on to quit the Democratic Party and join the Republicans at the height of the Watergate scandal that led to Richard Nixon’s resignation as president.
#233: Democracy on the Wing ● Thelma Walker on regional autonomy ● An interview with Clive Lewis ● The World Transformed ● Gender, sexuality and witchcraft ● The globalisation of ‘Asian horror’ ● A tribute to Dawn Foster ● Latest book reviews ● And much more!
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Bliss Cua Lim looks at how the female ghost subgenre illuminates efforts to globalise ‘Asian horror’
David J. Lobina rediscovers a forgotten but fascinating figure in London’s radical and Jewish history
Sabrina Huck argues that a generational shift away from the Conservative Party can’t be taken for granted
Tina Ngata explains the social and legal legacies of a 15th-century Christian principle that paved the way for imperial violence in, and far beyond, New Zealand
Claudia Rankine's collection perfectly illustrates the power of frank conversations with white people on race and racism, writes Kimberly McIntosh
Voter suppression and systematic exclusion cast a pall over the world's biggest 'democracy', writes Kavita Krishnan
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