From more than eight million feet of newsreels, amateur footage, tape-recordings and more, David L. Wolper presents a priceless detailed account of the time and events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
The definitive account of the murder that shocked a nation
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The film's home-video sleeve notes declare that this film was produced "from more than 8,000,000 feet of professional newsreel and amateur footage, stills, snapshots and tape recordings". See more
The narration states that school in Dallas had been let out for the day to enable children to see the President's motorcade. This did not happen, as the school district was debating what to do with early release after the assassination and finally determined that the school buses would run at the regular times that afternoon. See more
Himself - Narrator
There are only two occasions when the canon of the military district of Washington fire a 50 gun salute to the nation; Each 4th of July to celebrate the country's birth and after the death of a President of the United States.
Referenced in JFK
In the Summer Of His Years
Performed by Millicent Martin See more