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JFK Assassination

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Social Media Today: The World Cup Gets Social, @JFKsaid Returns to Twitter

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

06/11/2014

The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters 28 August 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the 'March on Washington'. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

2013 IN REVIEW: Civil Rights Movement Turns 50

The tumultuous year of 1963 included the March on Washington, Dr. King’s historic speech, and the assassination of Pres. Kennedy.

12/26/2013

Lyndon Johnson is administered the oath of office aboard Air Force One. FILE: November 22nd 1963 (credit: Cecil Stoughton/AFP/Getty Images)

On 50th Anniversary Of Assassination, KYW Newsradio Speaks To Reporter Who Covered Kennedy’s Texas Trip

In November 1963, Sid Davis was the White House Correspondent for Westinghouse Broadcasting and KYW Radio.

11/22/2013

The Kennedy half dollar. (Credit: Community College of Philadelphia)

JFK Remembrance at CCP Focuses On Kennedy Half-Dollar

The college is opening a coin art exhibit showcasing the works of Gilroy Roberts of Upper Darby. He carved Kennedy’s face for the half dollar.

11/22/2013

The front page of The Evening Bulletin on Monday September 28, 1964. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Revisiting Media Coverage Of JFK Assassination, 50 Years Later

In the wake of the JFK assassination 50 years ago today, Philadelphia TV and radio stations provided massive coverage.

11/22/2013

Wayne Hardin, former Navy head football coach. (credit: CBS3)

Former Navy Head Football Coach, Player Remember Team’s Special Relationship With JFK

JFK was a hero in the U.S. Navy and a big sports fan, especially football. Two local men remember their time with Navy football and the day the world turned upside down.

11/21/2013

(credit: Cleve Bryan/CBS 3)

Nephew Of JFK Reflects On Assassination, Welcomes A New Kennedy

While the nephew of JFK remembers that faithful day, he is also welcoming a new Kennedy.

11/21/2013

FILE PHOTO: Walter Cronkite (credit: CBS/Getty Images)

JFK Assassination, 50 Years Later: TV News Would Never Be The Same

The shots that killed President Kennedy 50 years ago tomorrow changed the nation in many profound ways. One was that television became the go-to place for news.

11/21/2013

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As 50th Anniversary Of JFK Assassination Approaches, Local Witness Reflects

Fifty years ago, as an 11-year-old, it’s the place where she became a witness to the horrific.

11/20/2013

Lyndon Johnson is administered the oath of office aboard Air Force One. FILE: November 22nd 1963 (credit: Cecil Stoughton/AFP/Getty Images)

JFK Assassination, 50 Years Later: Recordings From Air Force One Found

As we look at this area’s connection to the assassination of President Kennedy, which happened 50 years ago Friday, we look back on a piece of the story that almost got away.

11/20/2013

(The administration offices of Kennedy Health System are located in Voorhees, NJ.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

JFK Assassination, 50 Years Later: Slain President Still Widely Memorialized

In South Jersey, one of the best known uses of the name “Kennedy” is the Kennedy Health System.

11/19/2013

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JFK Assassination, 50 Years Later: Alternate Theories Persist

New York Times reporter Philip Shenon says the Kennedy assassination probe was mishandled by the Warren Commission.

11/18/2013

(Credit: John Ostapkovich)

JFK Assassination, 50 Years Later: Phila. University Reconstructs The Event

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy, there’s a place in Philadelphia you can go to relive the event.

11/18/2013

(Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer star in "The Family.")

Your Fall Movie Preview 

What does the quieter and more thoughtful autumn movie season have in store for viewers before the award-conscious, high-profile holiday movie lineup unveils? Here’s a peek…

09/05/2013

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