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Katie Holmes Filmed Kennedy's Assassination Scene

August 23, 2010 (4:59 am) GMT
Playing the assassinated U.S. President's wife, Holmes wore similar pink suit that Jackie O refused to take off after the bloody event.
Katie Holmes

helped Americans to re-enact the tragedy of U.S. President John F. Kennedy's assassination on Friday, August 20 when the actress put on Jackie O's famous pink suit. The filming of miniseries "" has reached the climax scene in Toronto, recreating the shooting that took place in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963.

In a series of on-set photos, Holmes is seen with a suit and pillbox hat that the First Lady wore during the tragedy. She was filming alongside who portrays the last President. Together, the actors descended the plane and got ready to hop on the convertible that would later be the last place Kennedy was seen conscious.

Historically, Jackie refused to take off her blood-stained suit when vice president Lyndon B. Johnson took office oath inside Air Force One hours after the tragedy. She reportedly told Lady Bird Johnson, "I want them to see what they have done to Jack."

"The Kennedys" will air on History Channel in 2011.

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