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Sunday, August 31 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
City of Hate: Dallas and the Assassination

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CITY OF HATE: DALLAS AND THE ASSASSINATION explores a politically turbulent city preparing for a presidential visit, the immense pride many Dallas residents felt to see the president in their hometown and the city's damaged reputation that followed the death of President Kennedy.

Unlike any other documentary on the Kennedy assassination, this story comes through the personal perspective of the filmmaker, Quin Mathews. On that November morning, a 13-year-old Quin saw the president at Love Field. Forty-five minutes later the president was shot. 

Quin’s personal home movies, archival television coverage and photographs follow him from the moment he waved to the president, to his family’s home with a half-staff American flag and to Dealey Plaza with hundreds of other stunned mourners.

CITY OF HATE: DALLAS AND THE ASSASSINATION sheds light on an era of dark Dallas history with accounts from people who lived through it.


Quin Mathews

Director/Producer - City of Hate: Dallas and the Assassination
Filmmaker, journalist and broadcaster Quin Mathews has devoted his life totelling stories. He became a news anchor at age 22, when he was still a college student, and remained in journalism for 21 years. In 1993 he left WFAA-TV in Dallas to devote full time to Quin Mathews Films... Read More →

Sunday August 31, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Laurelhurst 2735 East Burnside Street Portland, Oregon

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