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🚨[VIDEO] Cronkite Announces Shooting of President on CBS-TV

Nov. 22, 1963 - At 12:40 p.m. Central Standard Time, CBS-TV interrupted the program “As The World Turns” with a screen reading “CBS NEWS BULLETIN.” Over this screen, Walter Cronkite’s voice reported the following: “In Dallas, Texas, three shots were fired at President Kennedy’s motorcade in downtown Dallas. The first reports say President Kennedy has been seriously wounded by this shooting.” Following a brief pause, Mr. Cronkite then continued: “More details just arrived. These details about the same as previously. President Kennedy shot today just as his motorcade left downtown Dallas. Mrs. Kennedy jumped up and grabbed Mr. Kennedy. She called, ‘Oh no!’ The motorcade sped on. United Press International reports that the wounds perhaps could be fatal.” All three major television networks are currently preparing to cover the events in Dallas live with visual reports.


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