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Assasination of President John F. Kennedy (November 22, 1963)
November 22, 1963

Moment 44: Assasination of President John F. Kennedy

KLIF Dallas radio news anchor Gary DeLaune was the first reporter to announce the November 22, 1963 shooting of President John F. Kennedy. DeLaune’s reports were heard on 350 radio stations worldwide.

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