From more than eight million feet of newsreels, amateur footage, tape-recordings and more, David L. Wolper presents a priceless detailed account of the time and events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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From more than eight million feet of newsreels, amateur footage, tape-recordings and more, David L. Wolper presents a priceless detailed account of the time and events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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21 November 1964 (USA)  »

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Fire dage i November  »

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Abraham Zapruder, who took the famous 8mm motion picture of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, is very briefly seen in archive footage describing what he saw to WFAA-TV reporter Jay Watson. See more »

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a horror film in the truest sense
23 February 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This black and white documentary, so simple in its chronicling of President Kennedy's fateful trip to Dallas with his wife and the Johnsons, is absolutely devastating. The President is charming and funny and the trip is filled with local color such as residents singing Mexican music to the group

  • yet all the time, you know how it ends and you want to scream.




This film is a no-miss and if you get a chance to see it on History Channel, better yet, as they interview the director during the breaks.


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