Kennedy Assassination Associated Press Wire Reports
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of one continuous paper roll (8 ½ “ wide by about 3” in diameter) of Associated Press Wire Service bulletins regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. The roll begins with the first news flash at 12:38 p.m. that Kennedy had been shot and seriously wounded and continues for a number of hours until after the capture of Lee Harvey Oswald.
Also included are additional Associated Press news bulletins numbered 109, 113, and 114 regarding the same event.
- Creation: November 22, 1963
- Associated Press. AP (1846-) (Organization)
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AP bulletins covering the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Donated by Leesha Faulkner April 4, 1995 and transferred from Vinzant Family Records July 17, 1998.
Please utilize user copy or digitized version, see: External Documents link at bottom of page.
- Faulkner, Leesha (Person)
- Kennedy Assassination Associated Press Wire Reports
- Amanda Abulawi and Carla Carlson
- February 4, 2019
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