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Twenty-Six Seconds: An Evening with Alexandra Zapruder

November 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

| $15 - $44


This event is now SOLD OUT.

Abraham Zapruder’s home movie capturing the assassination of President John F. Kennedy as his motorcade passed through Dealey Plaza includes perhaps the most iconic 26 seconds of film in history—the first major instance of citizen journalism.


Join The Sixth Floor Museum on the anniversary of President Kennedy’s death for this special evening event with Abraham Zapruder’s granddaughter, Alexandra Zapruder, discussing her new book, Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film, in which she delves into the fraught history of her grandfather’s famous film. Part biography, part family history and part historical narrative, Zapruder shows how 26 seconds of film changed a family and raised some of the most important social, cultural and moral questions of our time.


The discussion will be led by noted Texas author Beverly Lowry, author of Who Killed These Girls? Cold Case: The Yogurt Shop Murders.


A book signing with both Alexandra Zapruder and Beverly Lowry will follow the program. Copies of both Ms. Zapruder’s and Ms. Lowry’s books will be available for purchase at the event.

Twenty-Six Seconds will be available at the event and in the Museum Store after November 15 for $27 plus tax.

Who Killed These Girls? Cold Case will be available at the event for $27.95 plus tax.

Parking is included with event admission.


$15 Admission for 1 to the program
$44 Admission for 1 to the program plus a copy of Twenty-Six Seconds

Reserve tickets here.  This event is now SOLD OUT.


November 22, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$15 - $44


The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
411 Elm St.
Dallas, TX 75202 United States
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(214) 747-6660