3 SHOTS THAT CHANGED AMERICA (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC)
0:00 to 1:00: Secret Service film: Re-enactment in Dealey Plaza
01:03: JFK in Texas
18:43: JFK leaves Love Field
18:53: Main Street
18:57: Man with big camera
18:58 to 19:00: B&W footage of crowd
19:00 to 19:08: DCA film. Color footage before Dealey Plaza.
19:08 to 19:14: Hughes film of Elm Street
19:14 to 19:19: Hughes film: View of Main Street.
19:19: DCA color films of JFK’s car well before Dealey Plaza
20:19 to 20:21: Powers film. Shows Art Rickerby in middle of the car.
20:22: Color footage (DCA). Pre-shooting scenes
20:28 to 20:38: Hughes film (Pepsi Cola sign).
20:38 to 20:39: Blow-ups of the TSBD
20:45: The WFAA TV show airing before their JFK assassination coverage
21:12: “CBS NEWS BULLETIN”. After Conkrite has finished talking, a coffee ad is shown, but not shown entirely.
21:43: Wiegman film
21:49: Bell film shows the Babushka Lady
21:53: Atkins film: The Newmans
21:56: Wiegman film: The Newmans
21:57: Couch film (just a part)
21:59: Darnell film: Bill Newman pounding the ground
22:00: Couch film (just a part)
22:02: KRLD cameraman Underwood film: People rushing up the hill.
22:08 to 22:14: Bell film of people running up the hill. Brehm is talking to what seem to be reporters.
The Babushka Lady is up the hill / KRLD cameraman Jim Underwood on the top-left in blue raincoat.
22:15: Dark Completion Man in the middle, on the North side. He is also seen with the Umbrella Man in other photos and films.
22:14 to 22:18: Hughes film: People running away from and other towards the scene
22:18: B&W footage showing police car followed by a 3-wheeler arriving in Dealey Plaza
22:23: Bell film taken from a building several minutes or a few hours after the shooting
22:27: DCA film in the parking lot showing Roger Craig and Eddie Walthers (This image is from Case for Conspiracy. It is clearer, but less rich in color, than the one shown on 3 Shots that Changed America)
22:31: Hughes film in the parking lot. The Black guy with strip shirt is seen running up the grassy knoll at 22:07 in the Underwood film and at 22:54 in the L’Hoste film / A policeman on the extreme-left does not have his hat. He is seen later in the Darnell film.
22:34: Bell film taken from a building.
22:41: Darnell film: Focus on a police car going west on Elm Street / People crossing the street.
22:45: Hughes film: A few seconds of people crossing the street and standing on the grass.
22:50: Bell film taken from a building.
22:54: WFAA/L’Hoste footage: Filmed from the top of the grassy knoll. Shows crowd.
22:56: Possibly the DCM on the South side of Elm Street.
22:58: Hughes film: West corner filmed. Crowd in front of the TSBD.
23:02: Cooper film (Blond woman and spectators in front of the TSBD).
23:08: Women asked by officer Harkness to get off the sidewalk.
23:11: KRLD cameraman Steve Pieringer.
23:13: Officer Gerald Hill getting off car with reporter Jim Ewell
23:19: WFAA reporter Bill Lord interviews witness Bob Edwards (See The Story Behind the Story).
23:25: Officer Gerald Hill pointing to the TSBD
23:27: WFAA footage: Focuses on the TSBD (L’Hoste).
23:28: WFAA footage of police activity in front of the TSBD
23:36: WFAA footage showing KRLD cameramen Pieringer and Sanderson
23:37 to 23:37: Alyea or Owens film in the elevator (maybe reporter Kent Biffle on the left). The one on the right can be seen entering the TSBD in another film.
23:42: CBS news report by Conkrite, supplemented with extra footage at Parkland by CBS cameraman Tom Craven and White House cameraman Tom Atkins.
23:57: WFAA cameraman Bert Shipp films en route to Parkland Hospital
24:03: Atkins film at Parkland (color)
24:07 to 24:11: At Parkland. People are asked to get out of the way.
24:11: Atkins film at Parkland (color)
24:18 to 25:03: B&W film at Parkland
25:07: The WFAA show before the JFK assassination coverage starts.
25:41 to 28:56: WFAA coverage starts with Jay Watson.
28:37: While Bill Newman talks to Watson, the Stoughton photo and Atkins film of the Newmans are shown.
28:56: Frame of the Muchmore film showing the Babushka Lady
29:04: News film and Atkins film at Parkland
29:37: CBS New York coverage
30:27: Footage in front of the TSBD.
Firemen with ladders enter the TSBD
30:55: Alyea film on the 6th floor
31:04 to 31:11: Alyea film of the street from the 6th floor
31:13: Police and crowd activity in Dealey Plaza
31:16: Is this Elsie Dorman?
Black man with short sleeves. Could be the one in Altgens 6.
31:21 to 31:42: Footage leading to the Tippit murder scene / Audio of Tippit talking to the dispatcher.
31:49: Back to the WFAA studios with Jay Watson who announces that JFK is at Parkland
32:23 to 32:47: B&W film at Parkland (WFAA bus is seen)
32:39: Policemen on the roof of Parkland Hospital
32:52: Dog in a police car at Parkland
33:38: Color footage at Trade Mart
33:54 to 34:24: B&W footage at Trade Mart
34:26: People in New York react to the news
35:35 to 36:57: New York CBS coverage
36:57: News film of Larry Florer escorted by the police
36:57: Arial footage of Dealey Plaza
37:03 to 37:52: Radio bulletin supplemented with news films
37:06: Probably Cooper film of the crowd on the South side of Elm in front of the TSBD.
Roger Craig is seen down the screen talking to police officers.
37:12: Fritz just got off the car from Parkland. He is escorted by Deputy Chief of Police Lumpkin.
37:18: Same footage as in 23:42
37:22 to 37:45: Alyea film
37:35: Roger Craig, Boyd, Fritz in same frames. Rifle is then examined by Carl Day and Fritz.
Tippit murder and Oswald arrest: 37:46 to 39:54
39:22: While Oswald is in a police car, a deputy sheriff (probably) is seen with a rifle.
39:28: Oswald in the car. Probably a piece of clothes above his head.
39:29: TV host announces the arrest of Oswald.
39:36: Bill Williams in white shirt. On his right is one of his friend. They are in the police building elevator that will bring Oswald upstairs after he had just been brought to the police station a few minutes after he had been captured.
39:46: Oswald brought in the Homicide Bureau office
39:51: Oswald walks by Lovelady who is sitting on a chair
39:52 to 40:12: A news commentator discusses the political impact of the assassination.
40:18: Oswald is placed in a room in the Homicide Bureau office. Cameramen try to film Oswald.
40:24: 2:06 PM
40:25 to 40:41: N.Y. CBS coverage
41:00: Back in the WFAA studios
41:09 to 41:39: While the George Jefferies film taken the next day is shown, New York Times reporter Tom Wicker reports on Kennedy’s death. Ends with some Dorman film
41:39 to 41:42: Boston Symphony Orchestra: JFK’s death is announced.
Beethoven’s Funeral March is played. Doorman film is briefly shown.
41:46: Hearse leaving Parkland Hospital.
42:05: 2:38 PM
42:11 to 42:27: Photos of LBJ being sworn in while the music mentioned above is playing
42:27 to 42:52: Life continues in the streets of Dallas (no sound)
42:52 to 44:14: Zapruder interviewed by Jay Watson of WFAA
44:12 to 45:50: People on the streets of New York are interviewed
45:40 to 46:20: News commentator says it must be a planned conspiracy
46:11: Back to Jay Watson with film editor Bert Shipp
47:00: Photo of Oswald with policemen is shown on the screen
47:09: A news host says that Oswald is the chairman of the FPFC
47:24 to 48:20: Dr. Shaw’s press conference from Parkland on Governor Connally’s health
48:35: B&W film of the street, well after the assassination since there are flowers all over the place
48:36 to 49:08: Jay Watson in studio with the WFAA cameraman who was at the Tippit murder scene
49:13: People on the street looking up the TSBD. Maybe James Worrell? Cameraman on the bottom left. Could it be FBI agent Bob Barrett behind him?
49:16: Man looking at the front page of a paper announcing the assassination
49:22 to 49:30: Back to the footage shown at 49:13 / Arial footage of Dealey Plaza
49:34 to 50:53: People on the New York streets react
50:55: Air Force One lands at the Andrews Force Base
53:29: Photo taken by Life photographer Bob Phillips in the Bethesda Hospital
53:45: Carl Day with rifle at the police station
54:51: View of inside Homicide Bureau office
54:52: The man on the phone is Detective T.L. Baker. This frame was a few seconds after Day displayed the rifle to the Press.
55:00: Michael Paine seen from the back in the police station
55:09 Oswald is escorted to an interrogation room
55:03 to 56:05: Conkrite reports on Oswald being in Russia
56:06: Oswald’s landlord interviewed (Gladys Johnson).
56:24 to 56:40: Housekeeper Earlene Roberts interviewed
56:40 to 57:20: Back to the police station. Oswald is escorted out from an interrogation room to the Homicide Bureau Office (“I’m just a pasty!”)
57:20 to 58:13: News anchors talking
58:13: Fritz talking to the press in front of the Homicide Bureau office
58:32: Outside, in front of the Dallas Police H.Q. building
58:38: In the Dallas Police H.Q. Michael Paine is seen.
58:50: Chief Curry talking to the press in the station corridor
59:10: A press member asks for a room where they could interview Oswald. Fritz, Curry and Wade conferencing. Everybody is heading to the Identification Room where the “Midnight press conference” is going to take place.
1:01:47: Oswald: “A policeman hit me”. Oswald is escorted out.
1:02:06: Wade: “He’s been charged with murder”
1:02:41: Ruby is heard correcting Wade on the FPCC comment
1:03:03: End of the press conference
1:03:05: WFAA studios: Reporters Bill Lord and Bob Clark
1:03:15 to 1:03:33: B&W footage is shown and described by Clark
1:03:33: In Washington
1:04:10: Sunday, November 23
1:04:20 to 1:04:27 (7AM): CBS Mike Wallace
1:04:27: Report from Dealey Plaza, and inside the TSBD. Newsmen seen sleeping, probably did not have any sleep the night before.
1:04:42: Coffee served in the TSBD allegedly by TSBD employee Bill Shelly.
1:04:44: Inside the police station
1:04:49: CBS Dan Rather reports in studio. Marina Oswald is seen with baby. Later Marguerite Oswald is seen. Then Mrs. Paine.
1:05:20: TV host says that the terms “plot of international communism” has been left out by the Dallas authorities.
Curry: FBI and Oswald
1:05:37: Curry talks to reporters in the police corridor
1:06:52: Curry says the police did not know Oswald was in Dallas, but the FBI did
1:07:02: CBS Conkrite reports what Curry just said about the FBI interrogating Oswald 2 weeks prior to the assassination
1:07:19 to 1:08:42: Conkrite keep talking while we’re back to the police HQ where Captain King answers reporters’ questions. King says he has no information on the FBI interviewing Oswald
1:08:43 (12:11PM): Curry retracts. He says he has no info on if or when Oswald was interviewed by the FBI.
1:09:45: Marina Oswald is escorted in (Kent Biffle seen at 1:09:47)
1:10:03: Fritz says, “This case is cinched”
1:10:12 (2:13PM): Reporter Bob Huffaker with his camera is hoping to film Oswald coming out, and going into the show-up room for the line-up. He failed in going in the show-up room.
1:12:31 (4:01PM): Dan Rather reports from Dealey Plaza
1:13:29: Walter Conkrite talks from studio about foreign reaction. A BBC commentator talks about JFK’s importance / Song / Funerals discussed
1:15:40: LBJ addresses the press
1:16:36: Back in the police HQ. Oswald is taken in for questioning
1:17:05 (7PM): Curry answers questions from reporters
1:18:15 (7:15PM): Oswald is brought back to the interrogation room. “I strongly deny these charges”, he says.
1:18:47: Curry addresses the reporters regarding Oswald transfer
1:19:39 (Sunday morning): Outside the police H.Q. Then we have segments of the crowd on Elm Street
1:19:54 (11:09AM): News host in Washington.
1:20:28: In Dealey Plaza
1:20:37: Bill Lord reports from Houston Street. Camera pans to the County Jail
1:21:11: Back to Dealey Plaza
1:21:25: Bob Walker of WFAA talks to a reporter in the jail
1:21:33: Reporter in the jail
1:21:39: Policemen outside the jail
1:22:02: Curry talks to reporters. He says he has no detail on an earlier threat
1:22:30: Back to Walker
1:22:36: Inside the jail
1:22:52: Back to the jail
1:23:04: Curry talks to reporters. He says he cannot deny the possibility that someone else might have known that Oswald would kill Tippit or JFK
1:23:42: Crowd in front of the jail
1:23:46: Armour truck
1:23:47: Oswald escorted out of a room
1:25:39: Sheriff Decker outside the jail
1:27:06: Sheriff Decker talks to reporters / D.S. Eugene Boone is seen behind and to Decker’s right
1:27:20: Dealey Plaza after Ruby’s shooting
1:27:26: KRLD Sanderson with camera. Then Sergeant Patrick Dean is interviewed.
1:27:54: Outside the jail. Deputy Sheriff Al Maddox can be seen.
1:28:12: Back outside the jail
At Parkland, Oswald arrives.
0:00: WFAA reporter Bill Lord outside the County Jail after Ruby shooting
0:17: DCA color footage from outside the jail. A man, probably a reporter trying to get access to the building where Oswald was shot, is fighting with a policeman.
00:24: Crowd reacts to the shots
00:32: Oswald evacuated
00:35: Outside the jail, and more reactions of the crowd
00:39: DCA color footage
00:45: More reactions of the crowd
00:46: DCA color footage
00:55: DCA color film: WFAA truck.
1:02: Reporter in the jail basement describes Ruby’s movements
1:39 to 1:44: Oswald on a stretcher arrives at Parkland
1:56: A man at Parkland states that Dr. Shyer at Parkland has announced that Oswald is under surgery
2:23 to 2:36: Fritz and officers are let in Parkland
2:36: Reporter at the police HQ discusses Ruby
2:54: Some officers and Leavelle are let in the Homicide Bureau office
3:06: Leavelle in Homicide Bureau office, sitting next to a witness.
3:11 to 3:36: Officer grilled by the press about Ruby having easy access to the police station. “He has a lot of friends here?” Officer seems uncomfortable. He states, “I don’t know”
3:36: Reporter discusses Ruby
4:25 to 5:29: Curry is “wired” so he can talk to the press. Curry announces Oswald’s death.
5:29 to 6:20: Slow-motion of Ruby’s shooting
6:20 to 8:03: CBS Dan Rather discusses Ruby. Interviews Bill Demar, a magician who worked at Ruby’s club who states he saw Oswald there in the audience.
8:03 to 8:32: Ruby is escorted to an interrogation room, the same room where Oswald was interrogated.
8:32 to 9:46: Unknown TV host interviews performer Jada in studio
9:46 to 9:48: Conkrite discusses Ruby
9:48 to 10:40: Tribute to JFK by the New York Symphony Orchestra. Proceedings in Washington.
10:40: Oswald burial
11:06 to 12:29: JFK’s funeral in Washington and Oswald’s in Fort Worth.
12:29 to 12:31: People with flowers in Dealey Plaza
12:36: People in Dealey Plaza on Sunday.
12:54: People on the street reaction
13:51 to 14:12: Conkrite wonders if Oswald was killed to “shut his mouth”.
DCA color footage in front of the jail.
14:12 to 14:22: News host says that one of Oswald’s “passion was politics. LEFT politics”
14:56: 3 women who attended High School with Oswald discuss Oswald
15:40: Oswald is shown in a B&W footage distributing litterature in New Orleans
15:58 to 16:08: Martin color footage of Oswald distributing litterature in New Orleans
16:15 to 16:29: Oswald is seen in New Orleans courthouse.
16:29: Conkrite speaks. Followed by color footage taken outside the County Jail.
17:21: LBJ says he ordered an inquiry
17:43: Dallas streets and Dealey Plaza
18:46: Ruby’s lawyer Tom Howard reports that Ruby denied to him he ever met with Oswald
19:59 to 20:37: News anchor discusses
20:26: Dealey Plaza
20:40 to 20:46: SS agent looking out the sniper’s window
20:51: SS re-enacts the shooting
21:36 to 22:05: Phone conversation between LBJ and Hoover
22:12 to 22:49: Warren Commission is created. Ruby escorted out.
22:50 to 22:53: Arial view of Dealey Plaza
22:55: The press is skeptical about one man doing it alone
23:24: Men selected to be on the Warren Commission
Pre-trial hearings and trial of Ruby
23:50 to 24:54: TV special on Ruby’s defense. Marvin Belin is talking
24:54: January 1964. Pre-trial hearings
25:42: Ruby is grilled by reporters
26:04 to 26:38: Ruby says, “I was more remorseful than angry about that.. I can’t understand how such a great man can be lost”. Is this an admission of guilt?
This is the video of the above:
26:52: Wade on Ruby
27:11: Ruby’s lawyer finds excuses for Ruby (“automatic state at that time”)
27:40: Bob Walker of WFAA announces that the jury is ready for Ruby trial decision
28:30: Verdict given to the judge
29:13: “Miscarriage of justice”, says Ruby’s lawyer Melvin Belli
29:29: His other lawyer, Joe Tonahill, states, “I’m about to throw up!”
The Warren Commission and its critics
29:30: Warren Commission members in Dallas
32:41: CBS News Extra presents the Warren Report
33:42: December 19, 1964. TV host mentions Ruby tried to commit suicide twice
34:42: January 1967. Was Oswald the only killer? Mark Lane’s documentary Rush to Judgment. A witness says he saw smoke from the fence
36:06: January 3, 1967: Jack Ruby dies of cancer. Color footage.
36:14: Audio of Ruby’s interview at the hospital. Ruby denies he ever saw or heard of Oswald , or that Oswald was ever in his club.
36:39: BBC special on the JFK assassination. “The Death of Kennedy”
39:29: Mark Lane’s voice. He talks about the magic bullet.
40:04: Mark Lanes debates David Belin and Arlen Spector.
40:59: July 15, 1967. Jim Garrison addresses the American public. Color footage of an interview with him.
42:18: March 1, 1967. Announcement of Clay Shaw’s arrest.
42:56: Mike Wallace of CBS talks about Clay Shaw’s arrest.
43:27: Shaw denies the charges
43:39: CBS Conkrite comments on Garrison / Garrison refuses to confirm that the CIA is behind the assassination
44:57: Wallace interviews Garrison
45:37: BBC interview with Garrison (B&W).
45:51: Wallace interview (Moorman photo shown).
46:53: Color footage in Dealey Plaza. People on the streets give their thoughts on the subject
47:36: January 31, 1968. Johnny Carson interviews Garrison.
This is a video of that interview. Not complete.
48:25: April 4, 1968. CBS Evening News: MLK killed.
49:50: RFK comments on MLK
50:17: June 5, 1968. RFK killed.
52:21: The Byrds singer claims that JFK was killed by multiple shooters
52:50: Byrds song “Everything will be all right”. King riots shown
Garrison inquiry (Continued).
54:07: Clay Shaw trial (CBS report).
54:24. February 26, 1969
54:43: News report announces that Shaw has been found non-guilty. Shaw reacts. A member of the jury also reacts.
55:35: May 2, 1970. Color footage of LBJ talking with Conkrite about the JFK assassination
56:39: October 28, 1970. Eddy Barker at Love Field where Nixon and George Bush are seen outside the airplane
57:40: March 6, 1975. Robert Groden shows the Zapruder film on Good Night America.
59:51: TV special The American Assassins with Dan Rather.
1:01:46: November 22, 1976.JFK and MLK assassination cases re-opened. Director Richard Sprague of the Special Select Committee states that “no witness, document or avenue will be left unexplored”.
1:02:05: Saturday Night Live intro: Spoof of Ruby`s shooting.
1:02:35: September 6, 1978. TV host announces the opening of the HSCA hearings.
1:03:15: HSCA hearings start
1:03:27: Zapruder film
1:03:49: Groden testifies to the HSCA
1:04:02: Groden talks about the umbrella man to the HSCA
This is a video of the above:
1:04:32: Day 3. Dr. Baden is seen describing a head X-Ray / Followed by film showing a bullet going through various matters.
1:05:42: Day 4. Acoustic expert Dr. James Barger testifies there is a possibility of 50% that there were 3 shots.
1:06:24: Day 14. Umbrella man Louis Witt testifies to the HSCA
1:07:11: Day 16. Evidence linking Mafia figure Santos Trafficante to the assassination
1:07:34: Jose Aleman says what Trafficante told him about JFK: “He won’t be re-elected. He’s going to be hit”
1:07:44: December 30, 1978. TV report.
Oswald’s body examination
1:08:29: August 1980. BBC’s Newsnight: Michael Eddows
1:11:40. Newsnight continues
1:12:52: Oswald’s grave digging starts
1:13:33: Dr. Norton announces the medical report
1:14:00: November 22, 1988. CBS News report. CBS poll.
1:15:13: Various people give their opinion on NPR Radio.
Witnesses interviewed on November 22, 1988 for The Men Who Killed Kennedy documentary
1:15:57: People on the grassy knoll on November 22, 1988.
1:16:14: Witnesses interviewed on November 22, 1988 for The Men Who Killed Kennedy documentary.
1:16:14: Gordon Arnold
1:16:39: The Newmans family.
1:17:08: Beverly Oliver
1:17:16: Rosemary and Phil Willis
JFK: The movie
1:17:38: November 1991. CBS Dan Rather reports on JFK the movie.
1:18:48: JFK movie set.
1:20:25: December 20, 1991. Various news reports on JFK the movie.
Documents released (1993)
1:22:04: August 23, 1993. News report on documents released by the National Archives
1:22:52: NBC Brokaw talks about the release of documents. Other news reports follow.
References to the JFK assassination in movies and TV shows
1:23:57: The Simpsons mention the Zapruder film
1:24:04: Seinfeld’s spoof of the Zapruder film
1:24:14: Various references to the JFK assassination in movies, songs, and TV shows.
1:24:47: James Files claims he was in Dallas
1:25:35: People visit the grassy knoll
1:26:00: Dan Rather discusses the Cooper film
1:27:14: Various footages of the motorcade
1:28:29: CBS re-enactment of the motorcade in Dealey Plaza
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