This press kit was created by the archivists of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in order to facilitate media-ready digital files of archival material relating to the events of November 22, 1963. Navigate through the sections below of photographs, video, audio and oral histories to download the high resolution files and descriptions of material.

All material is in the public domain and can be used in news coverage with credit to:

  • The photographer (if applicable)
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
Dallas

Photos for Press Kit

A selection of photographs from November 22-25, 1963, including images from President and Mrs. Kennedy’s trip to Dallas, Texas, and from events relating to the funeral services of President John F. Kennedy.

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Videos for Press Kit

A selection of moving images from November 22-25, 1963, including “Special Release: President Assassinated” by Universal Newsreel; “The World Mourns: John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1917-1963” by Universal Newsreel; “The Last Two Days” covering President Kennedy’s trip to Texas; and the funeral services of President John F. Kennedy.

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Audio for Press Kit

A selection of audio files from November 22-25, 1963, including radio transmissions of the Dallas Police Department, and the Voice of America recording of funeral ceremonies in the Capitol Rotunda, with eulogies by Senator Mike Mansfield, Chief Justice Earl Warren, and Speaker of the House John McCormack.

 

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Telegram regarding Dallas Visit - November 16 1963

Documents for Press Kit

A selection of documents, including material relating to President and Mrs. Kennedy’s trip to Texas, funeral arrangements, and letters of condolences from around the world.

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Walter Cronkite

Oral Histories for Press Kit

A collection of oral histories from Kennedy Administration staff, government officials who interacted with the Administration, as well as members of the press who reported on the Administration during and after the assassination.

 

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