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Current Event November 25, 2013

Remembering Kennedy’s Assassination


Decades of Americans are able to remember where they were at the moment they heard President John F. Kennedy had been shot and killed in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. Fifty years later in this radio story we relive the events of that fateful day through the memories of two reporters who were there. Hugh Aynesworth was a local reporter for The Dallas Morning News and Sid Davis was a White House correspondent traveling with the president's press corps. Put yourselves in their shoes as they take you through how they learned about and covered the assassination.

US History II Storytelling Journalism

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National Public Radio © 2013 National Public Radio, Inc. Used with the permission of NPR. All rights reserved.

AIR DATE: 11/22/2013


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