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On November 22, 1963, the motorcade transporting President John F. Kennedy was met by thousands of citizens and hundreds of members of the press as it slowly made its way through downtown Dallas. Moments later, the president’s assassination would forever change the country, the world and the landscape of broadcast journalism.
JFK: Breaking the News offers a close-up look at how reporters responded to the national tragedy. Through the lens of journalists working in Dallas in 1963, viewers learn about the moment-by-moment experiences of those who covered one of the most significant events in U.S. history.