Air Force One Recordings After President Kennedy's Assassination
On January 30, 2012, the National Archives released a two-hour-and-twenty-two minute audio recording of radio traffic from Air Force One as… read more
On January 30, 2012, the National Archives released a two-hour-and-twenty-two minute audio recording of radio traffic from Air Force One as it traveled from Dallas to Washington on November 22, 1963, after the assassination of President Kennedy. The tapes had been obtained from the White House Communications Agency by Army General Chester “Ted” Clifton, Jr., who served as senior military aide to President Kennedy. It includes over thirty minutes of audio not previously part of the public record.
This brief excerpt includes Colonel Dorman, an aide to Air Force Chief of Staff Curtis LeMay, attempting to reach him. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- George S. Dorman Colonel U.S. Air Force
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