Networks are planning special reports and broadcasts for the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy.
CBS News will include reporting from the only current network news anchor who was in Dallas on the day of the shooting. Bob Schieffer, who was a reporter with the Ft. Worth Star Telegram, will anchor his “Face the Nation” from Dallas on Sunday, Nov. 17. The night before, Saturday, Nov. 16 at 9pmET/PT, Schieffer will host “As it Happened: John F. Kennedy 50 Years” produced by the “48 HOURS” team. Schieffer will give viewers a look at four days that changed America and American television history.
On Friday, Nov. 22, the actual anniversary, Scott Pelley will anchor the “CBS Evening News” from Dallas. Pelley will interview with Clint Hill, a former U.S. Secret Service agent who was in the presidential motorcade when President Kennedy was assassinated.
More details after the jump…