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JFK: 40 Years Later / Dallas, Texas / Cronkite Interview* (Part I) #742378

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 21, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The 40th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas introduced.

(Dallas: Kelly Wallace) The tragic anniversary tomorrow in Dallas previewed; current scenes shown from Dealey Plaza in Dallas; details given about events planned for tomorrow & of the belief in a conspiracy.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The TV coverage of the JFK assassination led by CBS reporter Walter Cronkite recalled. [In taped interview, CRONKITE - recalls where he was when the president was shot, the news bulletins that came in about shots being fired, the reaction in the newsroom, going into an "announce" booth to present a bulletin {voice-over segment played}, the delay in setting up a camera to go live {video segment shown}, how he was able to concentrate on the news job {video of the announcement of the president's death}, how that emotional moment was extemporaneous & not to be regretted.] The plaque in Dealey Plaza in Dallas where JFK died shown.

Reporter(s):
Wallace, Kelly;
Brown, Aaron
Duration:
00:12:00

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