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  • Martin Luther King Jr Death Announcement
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    Martin Luther King Jr. Death Announcement

    CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite announces the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, and President Lyndon Johnson makes a statement.

  • Robert F Kennedy Presidential Campaign Announcement
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    Robert F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign Announcement

    This CBS News report covered Senator Robert F. Kennedy (D-NY) announcing his bid for the 1968 presidential nomination, challenging sitting President Lyndon B. Johnson. The announcement and press…

  • Martin Luther King Jr Funeral Coverage 1968
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    Martin Luther King Jr. Funeral Services

    CBS News coverage from April 9, 1968, of the funeral services for Martin Luther King Jr. at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Rev. Ralph Abernathy, one of King’s closest friends,…

  • emMartin Luther King  Assassination and Aftermathem
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    Martin Luther King - Assassination and Aftermath

    This CBS News Special Report was broadcast on April 5, 1968, one day after the Martin Luther King Jr. assassination in Memphis. It includes reports of widespread burning and looting in…

  • CBS News 1968 Democratic National Convention Coverage
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    CBS News 1968 Democratic National Convention Coverage

    Walter Cronkite anchored CBS News coverage of day three of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Correspondents reported on dissent within the convention hall by anti-Vietnam…

  • emFace the Nationem with Governor Ronald Reagan
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    Face the Nation with Governor Ronald Reagan

    California Governor Ronald Reagan discusses issues in the 1968 presidential campaign less than two months before the Republican National Convention. Gov. Reagan, who was not officially…

  • emMan at the Moon The Flight of Apollo 8em
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    Man at the Moon, The Flight of Apollo 8

    Anchored by Walter Cronkite, this hour-long special report includes pre-mission interviews with astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders, and extended portions of the television…