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.

People in this video

Hosting Organization

More information about

Air Force One Recordings After President Kennedy's Assassination

334 Views
Program ID:
304216-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 4, 2012
Last Aired:
Feb 6, 2012

Airing Details

  • Feb 04, 2012 | 11:38am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 04, 2012 | 1:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 04, 2012 | 9:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 05, 2012 | 1:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 05, 2012 | 2:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 06, 2012 | 2:58am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 06, 2012 | 7:39am EST | C-SPAN 3

Clips from This Video