Americans remember Kennedy assassination, 45 years later

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Americans reflected Saturday on the presidency of John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated 45 years ago, as once again a young, inspiring president is headed to the White House.

President-elect Barack Obama has often been compared for his lofty ideals and charisma to the late JFK, who was shot dead in Dallas, Texas in 1963.

But Obama's appeal and his historic election as the first African-American US president have many people worried about potential threats to his life.

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