November 19, 2013

1963. 50 Years Later: The News Coverage of the JFK Assassination

The 50th Anniversary of the Kennedy Assassination
November 23, 1963

After a nearly two year retirement, Bill Downs joined ABC News to cover the immediate aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

These are portions of ABC's coverage of the assassination, including some reports by Downs.

November 22 - November 25, 1963 - Full coverage from ABC News:

November 24, 1963 - Downs on JFK's cortege and the death of Lee Harvey Oswald:

More coverage of JFK's state funeral: