JFK assassination: Cronkite informs a shocked nation

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JFK assassination: Cronkite informs a shocked nation

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"As The World Turns" was airing on CBS the afternoon of November 22, 1963, when Walter Cronkite broke in to tell the nation that President Kennedy had been shot. Coverage then went back to the soap opera, but not for long. Charles Osgood reports on how America learned of the shooting of a president.

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