JFK assassination transfixed nation - and transformed TV news

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JFK assassination and TV
Among the unforgettable moments for millions of people watching that day on CBS was the image of Walter Cronkite delivering the shocking news.

"From Dallas, Texas, the flash, apparently official, President Kennedy died at 1 p.m. central standard time, 2 o'clock eastern standard time - some 38 minutes ago," Cronkite said, pulling his glasses from his face as he read the news.

Watch KVAL News on Thursday, November 21, as Tom Adams explores how a tragic day in November transfixed a nation - and transformed TV news.