President Kennedy Has Been Shot
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President Kennedy Has Been Shot

by The Newseum
     
 

ISBN-10: 1402203179

ISBN-13: 9781402203176

Pub. Date: 10/01/2004

Publisher: Sourcebooks

On November 22, 1963, one of the most shocking events in history jolted a nation and signaled the end of an era. President Kennedy Has Been Shot tells the minute-by-minute story of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the dramatic days that followed.

Brought to you by the Newseum, the world's first interactive museum of news, President Kennedy Has

Overview

On November 22, 1963, one of the most shocking events in history jolted a nation and signaled the end of an era. President Kennedy Has Been Shot tells the minute-by-minute story of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the dramatic days that followed.

Brought to you by the Newseum, the world's first interactive museum of news, President Kennedy Has Been Shot recounts those four days in November, including:
—President Kennedy's assassination and the confusion that followed
—Lee Harvey Oswald's capture, arrest and murder
—The moving presidential procession and funeral

This book and accompanying audio CD bring you the events as they happened, featuring:
—Remarkable eyewitness accounts of the reporters, photographers and White House staffers who were there
—Stunning and award-winning photos of the tragedy and a nation in grief
—The actual broadcasts that told America the news, plus rarely heard Dallas police-radio transmissions, White House communications and more

President Kennedy Has Been Shot takes you inside one of the country's defining and most debated moments. Now you can read and listen to the story as it unfolded, filling in parts of the story you may have never heard and re-creating the story for generations to come.

The audio CD included with the book lets you hear:
—The actual broadcasts of the earliest reports of the shooting
—An emotional Walter Cronkite announce the tragic news
—Chilling Dallas police-radio transmissions calling all units to the scene of the assassination
—Dramatic communication between the White House and Air Force One as it races toward Washington with newly sworn-in President Johnson
—Rarely heard phone calls from Johnson to Kennedy family members and government and civic leaders during his first moments in office
—The incredible live broadcast of Lee Harvey Oswald's murder

Hear the actual broadcasts that shocked a nation and read the story from the vantage of the men and women who chased it down. Experience again, or for the first time, the minute-by-minute story of one of the most important events in American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402203176
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Edition description:
BOOK & CD
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Track List
Foreword
Introduction

Leaving for Dallas
The Assassination
The President's Death
The Swearing-In
Aftershocks
Return to the White House
The Suspect Is Murdered
A Fallen Leader Lies in State
Two Funerals
Reflections . . .
Epilogue-Where Are They Now?

Research Notes
Acknowledgments
Bibliography
Audio & Photo Credits
Index

CD Track List
1. Introduction-Dan Rather
2. Friday Morning in Fort Worth
3. Arriving in Dallas
4. The Motorcade
5. Arriving at Parkland Hospital
6. First News Broadcasts of Shooting
7. At the Texas School Book Depository
8. The White House and Administration Planes
9. Possible Suspect Described on Police Radio
10. Unconfirmed Reports of President's Death
11. Citizen Reports Officer Has Been Shot
12. Further Unconfirmed Reports of President's Death
13. Cronkite Relays the Official Announcement
14. The White House and the Cabinet Plane
15. Pursuit of Suspect Described on Police Radio
16. Citizens and Broadcasters React
17. New York Times' Tom Wicker Files the News
18. WFAA-TV Interviews Abraham Zapruder
19. Lyndon Johnson Takes the Oath of Office
20. The White House and Air Force One
21. Lady Bird Johnson Remembers Jacqueline Kennedy on Air Force One
22. President Johnson Speaks with Rose Kennedy
23. President and Mrs. Johnson Speak with Nellie Connally
24. News Broadcast of Suspect's Background
25. Returning to Washington
26. A Nation Comes to a Standstill
27. Announcement of Oswald's Arrest
28. Casket Arrives at the White House
29. Oswald Proclaims His Innocence
30. A Fallen Leader Lies in State
31. Police Captain Fritz Proclaims Oswald's Guilt
32. President Johnson Speaks with Edward Kennedy
33. Oswald Is Murdered
34. Reaction to the Shooting of Oswald
35. Casket Is Removed from the White House
36. Announcement of Oswald's Death
37. Mourners Pay Respects to Kennedy
38. President Johnson Speaks with Government and Civic Leaders
39. Funeral Procession Begins in Washington
40. Memorial Service at St. Matthew's Cathedral
41. Oswald's Burial in Fort Worth
42. Procession Arrives at Arlington National Cemetery

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