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Kennedy Assassination / New Audiotapes / Brinkley Interview #714941

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 21, 2002
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Candy Crowley) A different perspective on the November 22, 1963, assassination of President John F. Kennedy with new voices telling the old story presented; excerpts played from the ground-to-air radio transmissions from a plane over the Pacific obtained by National Public Radio. [Freelance producer John McDONOUGH†- explains how the news moved in a calm, emotionless manner.] Photo shown of Lyndon Johnson being sworn in as president.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Further coverage of the transmission following the JFK assassination of NPR's "All Things Considered" noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with presidential historian Eisenhower Center for American Studies Douglas Brinkley. [In studio, BRINKLEY - gives his impressions on how professional the Kennedy administration men were about the events after the death of the president; points out how people are always finding new information, including about this sub-plot showing the continuity of the Executive branch.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Crowley, Candy

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