John F. Kennedy


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Steve Allen

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Steve Allen on John F. Kennedy's favorite joke
01:05

Cliff Barrows

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Cliff Barrows on Billy Graham's response to JFK's Assassination
01:24

David Brinkley

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David Brinkley on covering President John F. Kennedy
05:19
David Brinkley on covering John F. Kennedy's assassination
04:51

Glen Charles

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Glen Charles on JFK's assassination
02:00

Connie Chung

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Connie Chung on stories she was assigned at the beginning of her career at CBS News
00:50

Walter Cronkite

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Walter Cronkite on announcing the assasination of President Kennedy; the emotional impact of that day
02:23
Walter Cronkite on upsetting John and Bobby Kennedy during an interview when he brought up the Catholic issue during the Presidential campaingn
03:45

Sam Denoff

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Sam Denoff on how JFK's assassination affected the cast and crew of The Dick Van Dyke Show
02:04

Sam Donaldson

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Sam Donaldson on President Kennedy's appeal
01:41

Hugh Downs

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Hugh Downs on the importance of appearances on The Tonight Show to JFK's election win
00:21

Betty Cole Dukert

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Betty Cole Dukert on Meet the Press in Los Angeles for the 1960 Democratic Primary
11:28
Betty Cole Dukert on John F. Kennedy's appearances on Meet the Press
08:44
Betty Cole Dukert on the assassination of John F. Kennedy
03:04

Imero Fiorentino

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Lighting Director Imero Fiorentino on lighting the 1960 Presidential debates starting with the second one, following the first debate wherein Richard Nixon looked badly, making the best improvements he could; also the issues he had lighting JFK due to RFK's interference
06:04

Reuven Frank

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Reuven Frank on the 1960 Democratic primary with John F. Kennedy
05:11
Reuven Frank on election night coverage in 1960, John F. Kennedy against Richard Nixon
05:49
Reuven Frank on the 1960 elections, John F. Kennedy against Richard Nixon
05:38

John Frankenheimer

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John Frankenheimer on meeting Robert F. Kennedy
01:48

William Froug

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William Froug on doing a film with Rod Serling after JFK died introducing Lyndon Johnson to the world
11:23

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard Goldenson on his close relationships with several American Presidents - John F. Kennedy; on his dealings with Joseph Kennedy
02:12
Leonard Goldenson on a photo with JFK and Jackie Kennedy in 1960
00:20
Leonard Goldenson on a photo with John F. Kennedy and others at a Boston Children's Hospital event
03:23

Julian Goodman

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Julian Goodman on JFK appearing on the public affairs show Window on Washington
00:31
Julian Goodman on producing the second of The Great Debates
02:54
Julian Goodman on observing the first Kennedy-Nixon debate in Chicago and prepping to produce the second debate; on the second debate
07:07
Julian Goodman on NBC's coverage of JFK's assassination
08:17
Julian Goodman on NBC's coverage of Lee Harvey Oswald's death - TV's first live murder
02:48
Julian Goodman on NBC news coverage of the Vietnam War
02:15

Curt Gowdy

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Curt Gowdy on JFK's assassination
01:34

Paul Henning

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Paul Henning on high rated episodes of The Beverly Hillbillie s occurring shortly after JFK's assassination 
01:45

Don Hewitt

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Don Hewitt on the 1960 Nixon-Kennedy Debates
06:02

Lucy Jarvis

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Lucy Jarvis on producing a landmark series about the United States and the Soviet Union in the early '60s for The Nation's Future featuring John Glenn and Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov
12:47
Lucy Jarvis on producing the documentary The Kremlin for NBC News
04:24
Lucy Jarvis on filming The Kremlin during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962
07:33

Robert Justman

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Robert Justman on Peter Lawford introducing him to brother-in-law John F. Kennedy
00:54

William Klages

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William Klages on working on JFK's inauguration, which Frank Sinatra produced
03:59

Perry Lafferty

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Perry Lafferty on on having John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon on Person to Person
04:44

Jim Lehrer

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Jim Lehrer on covering the assassination of John F. Kennedy
15:51

Stewart MacGregory

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Stewart MacGregory on going to work for The Kraft Music Hall  with Perry Como and traveling to Dallas to film the day after John F. Kennedy was shot
10:17

Robert MacNeil

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Robert MacNeil on covering the Kennedy White House and Barry Goldwater's 1964 campaign 
03:59
Robert MacNeil on covering the assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas for NBC News
22:06
Robert MacNeil on covering the aftermath of the Kennedy assassination in Dallas for NBC News
14:19
Robert MacNeil on how Kennedy and Johnson dealt with the press
11:32

Bob Mackie

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Bob Mackie on sketching the dress that Marilyn Monroe wore to sing "Happy Birthday" to JFK
00:33
Bob Mackie on Judy Garland's response to JFK's death
00:43

Sig Mickelson

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Sig Mickelson on the Kennedy-Nixon debates
06:36
Sig Mickelson on the presidency of John F. Kennedy and how he handled television as opposed to Richard M. Nixon
02:47

Newton N. Minow

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Newton Minow on Presidential-candidate John F. Kennedy's early meeting with Adlai Stevenson
03:07

Don Mischer

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Don Mischer on JFK's assassination and starting in television
03:17

John Moffitt

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John Moffitt on working on The Ed Sullivan Show during the time of the assassination and funeral of John F. Kennedy
02:48

Bill Monroe

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Bill Monroe on NBC News' coverage of the Civil Rights Movement, and on covering Martin Luther King, Jr. and his relationship with John F. Kennedy, and on covering the assassinations of the era
04:07
Bill Monroe on covering John F. Kennedy for NBC News, and on how Kennedy handled television
06:08
Bill Monroe on NBC News' coverage of the John F. Kennedy assassination and funeral
03:50

Thomas W. Moore

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Thomas W. Moore on the Kennedy/Nixon debates of 1960
05:51
Thomas W. Moore on the Kennedy-Nixon Debates
10:10

Bill Moyers

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Bill Moyers on working for Lyndon Johnson when Johnson made a run for the Presidency in 1960 (running against Kennedy for the Democratic nomination)
01:21
Bill Moyers on meeting JFK and JFK offering Johnson the Vice Presidential ticket; on Kennedy wanting him to work for them in Washington
14:36
Bill Moyers on JFK's assassination
03:01
Bill Moyers on who he believes killed JFK and his thoughts on the conspiracy theories
01:46

Roger Mudd

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Roger Mudd on covering JFK's assassination for CBS News
06:57

Alan Neuman

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Alan Neuman on directing the Kate Smith Hour, and on John F. Kennedy appearing on the show
08:06
Alan Neuman on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and on his relationship with the Kennedy family
07:45

Don Pardo

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Don Pardo on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and having to read the announcement of his death
03:22

Jacques Pépin

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Jacques Pépin on working at Howard Johnson's and Le Pavillon, and on cooking for John F. Kennedy
04:01

Dan Rather

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Dan Rather on the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated
08:03

Cliff Robertson

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Cliff Robertson on being selected by John F. Kennedy to play JFK in the film "PT 109"
03:50
Cliff Robertson on meeting John F. Kennedy
01:29

Bob Schieffer

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Bob Schieffer on covering the assassination of John F. Kennedy for the "Fort Worth Star-Telegram," and on interviewing Marguerite Claverie Oswald, the mother of Lee Harvey Oswald
08:06

Max Schindler

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Max Schindler on meeting John F. Kennedy in West Virginia during the 1960 Democratic Primary
03:39
Max Schindler on covering the Cuban Missile Crisis for WRC and NBC
02:59
Max Schindler on directing the coverage of the Kennedy assassination for NBC News
08:41
Max Schindler on directing the coverage of the aftermath of the Kennedy assassination for NBC News
02:46
Max Schindler on political figures who were adept at using television and the sound byte
01:58

Howard K. Smith

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News Correspondent Howard K. Smith on moderating the first of the Kennedy-Nixon Presidential Debates
02:05
Howard K. Smith on JFK's assassination
01:55
Howard K. Smith on his thoughts on John F. Kenendy
00:22

Sanford Socolow

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Sanford Socolow on memorable interviews Cronkite conducted on CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite  - with JFK
01:07
Sanford Socolow on Walter Cronkite's announcement that President Kennedy was dead
02:01

Robert Trout

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Robert Trout on covering the assassination of John F. Kennedy
01:46

Tony Verna

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Tony Verna on broadcasting the 1963 Army/Navy game in the wake of the Kennedy Assassination
03:07

Perry Wolff

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Perry Wolff on producing A Tour of the White House  for CBS News featuring Jacqueline Kennedy, First Lady to President John F. Kennedy
11:46

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