On this day 50 years ago, John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Learn the riveting story of the reporting from the moment JFK was shot until Cronkite’s emotional pronouncement of his death at 1 p.m.
Abraham Lincoln was elected to be president on this day in 1860. 100 years later in 1960, John F. Kennedy was elected. Do you think the coincidences between the two men are just folklore? Share in the comments.
Watch a preview for ‘JFK: One PM Central Standard Time,’ premiering next Wednesday on PBS.