Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography, History
From more than eight million feet of newsreels, amateur footage, tape-recordings and more, David L. Wolper presents a priceless detailed account of the time and events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
As the vast majority of the footage utilized for this film was shot for broadcast television purposes, the documentary was released in an aspect ratio of 1.66:1, as close as projection could get to academy ratio while still being formatted for widescreen theatrical presentation.
Himself - Narrator:
There are only two occasions when the canon of the military district of Washington fire a 50 gun salute to the nation; Each 4th of July to celebrate the country's birth and after the death of a President of the United States.
The narration states that school in Dallas had been let out for the day to enable children to see the President's motorcade. This did not happen, as the school district was debating what to do with early release after the assassination and finally determined that the school buses would run at the regular times that afternoon.