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CBS EVENING NEWS WITH WALTER CRONKITE
Walter Cronkite, Henry Cabot Lodge, John F. Kennedy, Dan Rather, Nelson Benton, Bernard Kalb, Henry Cabot, Peter Kalisher, Ted Mack, Eric Sevareid
Walter Cronkite anchors the first network half-hour daily prime time news program. Till now news was telecast for fifteen minutes, weekday evenings. This first half-hour show features a special Cronkite interview with President John F. Kennedy...less than twelve weeks prior to Kennedy's assassination. Nelson
Benton reports on anxious moments in
Alabama as school integration is being
tested. Dan Rather reports from Louisiana on Negro demonstrations. Bernard Kalb reports on Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, and Eric Sevareid comments on today's 69 year old Labor Day Holiday. From Tokyo, Peter Kalisher reports on the first Broadway play to be staged in Japan, "My Fair Lady." Walter Cronkite signs off. This broadcast includes original commercials used throughout the telecast: Paxton Cigarettes, Ted Mack for Geritol, Annacin tablets, and Crest toothpaste.
CBS SUNDAY EVENING NEWS WITH HARRY REASONER, THE
Nelson Rockefeller, Harry Reasoner, Nelson Benton, George Wallace, Martin Luther King, Fischer Quintuplets
Bomb in Birmingham kills four girls, protest by Martin Luther King and followers, George Wallace offers a five thousand dollar reward, more on student protests against the House Un-American Activities Committee, Governor Nelson Rockefeller talks about the presidency, Malaysia is formed as the British give up Singapore, the Fischer quintuplets are doing well.
Host: Harry Reasoner.
Nelson Benton reports on the Birmingham, Alabama bombing.
CBS FIRST LIVE BULLETIN AND LIVE COVERAGE OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY'S ASSASSINATION AND FUNERAL
Walter Cronkite, Harry S. Truman, Richard M. Nixon, John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, Mike Wallace, Harry Reasoner, Robert Pierpoint, Dan Rather, Abraham Lincoln, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Henry Whey, Roger Mudd, Nelson Benton, Eddie Barker, Eric Sevareid, John Connally, Lee Harvey Oswald, Charles Von Fremd, Lyndon B. Johnson
"As The World Turns," TV soap opera, is interrupted by Walter Cronkite, who gives bulletins describing the attempt on the life of President John F. Kennedy. From KLRD in Dallas, Eddie Barker reports on the condition of the President: "He is dead... shot by an assassin." Cronkite continues coverage from the CBS Studio newsroom in New York; he confirms that 38 minutes ago at 2:00 PM EST President Kennedy died. Cronkite has a difficult time composing himself and after a brief moment continues his report. CBS continuous coverage of the assassination begins at 2:00 PM EST and the following broadcast excerpts follow the events as they happened. The facts reveal that Kennedy was shot at 1:25 PM EST and died 35 minutes later at 2:00 PM EST. At 2:38 PM, Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as the 36th President of the United States. Dan Rather in Dallas, Texas, adds additional information regarding the assassination. Eric Sevareid talks about Johnson, the 55-year-old new President. The physician to Texas Governor John Connally, who was also shot, discusses his condition. Further reports are telecast from Dan Rather in Dallas, Texas, who refers to a possible suspect, Lee Harvey Oswald. Harry Reasoner continues his live reporting from CBS News headquarters in New York. From Andrew Airforce Base in Maryland, Charles Von Fremd reports coverage of Lyndon B. Johnson's arrival at 5:58 PM EST. On this plane arrives the body of former President John F. Kennedy, his mourning wife and the newly sworn in President, Lyndon Baines Johnson, who gives a brief statement to the press and the public. Earlier in the day, Kennedy spoke in Ft. Worth. We hear his earlier speech. From KRLD in Dallas, Eddie Barker interviews the Mayor of Dallas, who reflects on this tragic day. On the street, interviews from a shocked Dallas community are reported by Nelson Benton. During the morning of Saturday, November 23, Mike Wallace and Dan Rather report. Rather profiles accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. Oswald is briefly interviewed. He denies shooting the President. There are comments from Martin Luther King Jr. and Harry S. Truman. Nelson Benton interviews the Dallas Chief of Police. There are requests that anyone who took pictures during the motorcade should come forward with evidence. Charles Von Fremd reports from Washington D.C., as does Robert Pierpoint. There is a brief statement from Richard M. Nixon. At police headquarters in Dallas, information is given as to the further interrogation of Lee Harvey Oswald by District Attorney Henry Whey. From Washington D.C., Roger Mudd reports from the rotunda where the bier which was originally built for Abraham Lincoln and which will support the coffin of JFK is being prepared. There is an interview with Judge Hughes who gave the oath of office to Lyndon Baines Johnson. She discusses the experience and reactions of LBJ and Jacqueline Kennedy. President Johnson addresses the people of the United States proclaiming Monday, November 25, a day of national mourning. From Houston and Elm Street in Dallas, directly across the street from where the assassination took place, Dan Rather describes the scene.
CBS NEWS WITH WALTER CRONKITE, THE
Walter Cronkite, Barry Goldwater, Nelson Benton, Henry Cabot Lodge, Lyndon Johnson, Wayne Morse, Robert McNamara, Maxwell Taylor
Three civil rights workers (two whites and one negro) disappear mysteriously on a Mississippi road after arrest on speeding charges, Nelson Benton reports from Mississippi, "swim-in" on a Florida beach sets off a racial flurry, Henry Cabot Lodge resigns as Ambassador to Saigon and is replaced by General Maxwell Taylor-comments on this event by President Johnson, Senator Wayne Morse, Senator Barry Goldwater, and defense secretary Robert McNamara, there are implications that the US will increase their war-role in South Vietnam.
Host: Walter Cronkite. Report from Nelson Benton.
CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: ASSASSINATION OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING AND AFTERMATH
Jacqueline Kennedy, Harry Reasoner, Dan Rather, Steve Rowan, Roger Mudd, Nelson Benton, Ike Pappas, Bill Plante, John Hart, Carl Stokes, Dr Martin Luther King, Whitney Young, President Lyndon B. Johnson, Mayor Richard M. Daley, Reverend Ralph Abernathy, Eric Severeid, Coretta King, Jeb Duvall
ASSASSINATION OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING AND AFTERMATH
Anchor newsman Harry Reasoner examines the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King and the aftermath that has followed a day later.
Harry Reasoner reports on 40 cities across the nation where much domestic disturbance has erupted causing the National Guard to be deployed. We hear prior speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King proclaiming that he will not use violence to protest all that is evil in the country.
President Lyndon Johnson speaks to the American people. He implores that blacks and whites must come together to fill the void of Dr. King whose voice has been stilled.
Reports of 3000 National Guardsman deployed to Detroit where one person has been killed. Major looting and fires everywhere. 2000 National Guardsman deployed to Boston. State of emergency in Washington DC where Steve Rowan reports major destruction and looting, some by children. Police officers attempt to curtail violence.
Nelson Benton reports of 100 fires only blocks from the White House. Three deaths reported. 4000 National Guardsman deployed.
Dan Rather reports from Washington D.C. President Johnson meets with 21 civil rights leaders at the White House this morning. Mourning in the afternoon at the National Cathedral.
In Chicago, 6000 National Guardsman have taken up position. Jeb Duvall reports. Two negroes killed by snipers. Chicago Mayor Richard Daley appeals for all people to protect the
city of Chicago.
From Memphis Tennessee Ike Pappas reports and reconstructs the assassination. He states that Dr. King emerged from his room #306 and on the balcony leaned over to talk to others below. From a bathroom window across from the balcony, only 200 feet away the assailant fired one shot striking King in the neck, and fled. Also reporting from Memphis is Bill Plante...an extended report of Coretta King arriving at the Memphis airport, and the procession arriving at the funeral home. People line the streets.
Reverend Ralph Abernathy states that Dr. Martin Luther King believed in non-violence. Tuesday will be his Funeral. There is a message from Jacqueline Kennedy.
John Hart reports from Cleveland Ohio. Mayor Carl Stokes states that nobody can kill an idea or ideal which Dr. King represented, and whose message will continue to live in this city.
Whitney Young addresses the question of who will replace Dr. Martin Luther King? He reflects to all that "The time has come for all decent people to voice their will.
Roger Mudd reports in Washington D.C. that a Joint session of congress will be meeting on Monday with attentions of passing President's Johnson housing and jobs massive spending bill.
Eric Severeid examines the effects of violence that has been seen in many cities across the nation...assessment of the consequences of a great man assassinated, a symbol of a man who has been martyred.
Harry Reasoner signs off.
CBS SPECIAL REPORT WITH HARRY REASONER
Harry Reasoner, Dan Rather, Steve Rowan, Roger Mudd, Nelson Benton, Ike Pappas, Bill Plante, Peter Burns, John Hart, Whitney Young, Dr. Martin Luther King, Mayor Richard J. Daley, President Lyndon B. Johnson
Harry Reasoner anchors this Special CBS News Report on the Assassination of DR. Martin Luther King, yesterday. We hear a speech given by the late King, Mayor Richard J. Daley, Whitney Young are heard, as well as comments from President Lyndon B. Johnson. News of rioting in the streets of Detroit, Boston, Chicago and New York are broadcast.
Correspondents reporting include, Steve Rowan, Nelson Benton, Dan Rather, Peter Burns, Ike Pappas, Bill Plante, John Hart and Roger Mudd.
CBS EVENING NEWS WITH WALTER CRONKITE AND OTHER TV AND RADIO EXCERPTS
Walter Cronkite, Charles Collingwood, Eric Sevareid, Roger Mudd, Herb Kaplow, Frank Reynolds, Elie Abel, Mike Rich, Bill Fitzgerald, Nelson Benton, Coretta Scott King
Mike Rich reports on the rally for Dr. King in Memphis, Tennessee
NBC News Monitor- Comment from NBC Newsman Elie Abel (Radio)
WNBC-TV Commentary- The World in Washington with Herb Kaplow
Bill Fitzgerald-WNBC (Radio) Monitor News-Curfews in Pittsburgh and Baltimore
Frank Reynolds-ABC News-Vietnam report
Charles Collingwood (CBS) on Vietnam-Roger Mudd on Dr. King
Dr. King's Memphis march, Coretta King in attendence, Nelson Benton (CBS) on curfews
Hunt for Dr. King's assassin
Eric Sevareid (CBS) on the Vietnam war
Cronkite sign-off on CBS-TV.
An announcement that CBS will telecast Dr. King's funeral tomorrow.
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