OKRocks: JFK I/WE WILL NEVER FORGET…
WE WILL NEVER FORGET… Assassination of John F. Kennedy 56 years ago today
HIS LAST MINUTE BEFORE SHOTS FIRED… President John F. Kennedy is seen riding in motorcade approximately one minute before he was shot in Dallas, Tx.
12:40 p.m. CST: CBS breaks into the live soap opera “As The World Turns” with a bulletin from Walter Cronkite. It’s the first national report on the shooting on television.
President Kennedy was the emergency room at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. Doctors at Parkland Memorial Hospital were working frantically to save the president, but the effort was futile. Kennedy was pronounced dead at 1 p.m. CST / 2 p.m. EST. There was no official announcement for another half hour, but there were already news reports to that effect.
1:38 p.m. CST: On CBS TV, Walter Cronkite delivers the officials news that Kennedy is dead and that Johnson will be sworn in as the nation’s 36th president.
Walter Cronkite read the words “President Kennedy died at 1:00 p.m. Central standard time, 2 o’clock Eastern standard time, some 38 minutes ago” to a stunned national audience.
CRONKITE ANNOUNCES JFK’S DEATH: https://youtu.be/gBMs8JlYcgQ
JFK FUNERAL https://youtu.be/wcPs6ZI3C64
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