On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was
assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Later that day, Vice-President Lyndon
Johnson was sworn in as the 36th President of the United States.
Earl Warren, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, was later
tasked with leading a commission to investigation the assassination.
President Johnson received the final report of the Warren Commission
on September 24, 1964.
Read the Warren Commission Report.
On November 22, 1967, the UN Security Council
called for Israeli withdrawal from territories occupied during the
Six Days' War, and for respect of the right of all States in the
area to "live in peace within secure and recognized boundaries."
Read Resolution 242, which remains a cornerstone of efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East.