Kennedy Assassination 40th Anniversary

November 22, 2003, marked the 40th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. The following oral… read more

November 22, 2003, marked the 40th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. The following oral history interviews provided by the 6th Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza were shown to mark the event:

An oral history interview with Dr. James Carrico, the Parkland Hospital surgeon who was part of the medical team that tried to save President Kennedy’s life. Recorded August 21, 1997.

An oral history interview with Malcolm Kilduff, the Assistant White House Press Secretary traveling with President Kennedy in 1963. He made the announcement of the President’s death at Parkland Hospital. Recorded April 16, 1993.

An oral history interview with Don Hewitt (the creator of “60 Minutes” and the producer of the first televised presidential debate between Kennedy and Nixon). In 1963 he was the executive producer of the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite. He recounts the assassination from his perspective as a journalist that day. Recorded November 9, 2002.

President Johnson’s speech and telephone conversations are not included in this program. They may be obtained from the Johnson Library. close

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Kennedy Assassination 40th Anniversary

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Program ID:
179175-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 22, 2003
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2009

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  • Nov 22, 2003 | 8:49pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 22, 2003 | 11:57pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 11, 2009 | 4:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Aug 22, 2009 | 10:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 2009 | 1:54am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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