SAT Subject US History Practice Question 609: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 609

50. The Zapruder film, which was shot with a hand-held camera in 1963, depicts which of the following?

A. The invention of the hula hoop
B. The construction of the Pioneer 6 spacecraft
C. The development of the measles vaccine
D. The assassination of President John F. Kennedy
E. The Watergate hearings

Correct Answer: D


Abraham Zapruder's home movie of the Dallas motorcade and the assassination was used by members of the Warren Commission who investigated the crime. It has appeared repeatedly ever since on television and in documentaries on the president's assassination.

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