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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Richard Cushing ...
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Everett Dirksen ...
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Alec Douglas-Home ...
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Ludwig Erhard ...
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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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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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Features Cry of Battle (1963) See more »

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In the Summer Of His Years
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First and Among the Best
15 July 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This 1964 documentary was released the year following JFK's assassination. The producers worked in cooperation with United Press International (with which they published a companion book) to produce this account of the days leading up to President Kennedy's assassination.

For those that want a well rounded documentary that supports the findings of the Warren Commission (meaning that Lee Harvey Oswald was the assassin) this is the documentary for you.

In the 40 years since this documentary was released there is footage used in this film that has still not been used in other and more recent documentaries, making this film, in my opinion well worth it.

This film was originally released on VHS in the late 1980s, and was re-released again on VHS in 2000. Not on DVD as of yet, but still worth seeing.


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