President Obama: JFK Wreath Laying Ceremony (Video) 50th Anniversary JFK Assassination Nov. 20, 2013 Arlington National Cemetery

JFK grave November 25 1963

Watch live video and replay of President Barack Obama at the wreath laying ceremony at the eternal flame at the grave of President John F. Kennedy in Arlington National Cemetery on Weds. November 20, 2013. The ceremony honors JFK on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton also attend.

The commemoration begins at 1 p.m. ET. See it via the embedded live stream video player below. Thereafter check back for the full replay video which will be posted as soon as they are available.

UPDATE: Replay video is below.

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The embedded live web-feed video player is posted above; it requires Adobe Flash. If not enabled on your smart phone or mobile device try the free official White House apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android here.

As noted, the wreath laying ceremony starts at 1 p.m. ET (GMT – 4); use World Clock to find out when the address starts in your time zone on Wednesday November 20 or Thursday November 21.

The ceremony pays tribute to President John F. Kennedy who was assassinated in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, fifty years ago.

Earlier in the day the White House ceremony was scheduled in which President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s re-establishment of the award in 1963.

Today’s complete itinerary is here: President Obama official schedule and guidance, November 20, 2013.

Archival video from 1963 is below.

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Photo: Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy and U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy walk away from the casket of slain President John F. Kennedy during the presidential funeral at Arlington National Cemetery on November 25, 1963. (Photo credit: U.S. National Park Service)

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