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    John F. Kennedy: Archive of Assassination Teletypes. In the aftermath of the assassination in Dallas, newspapers and television stations across America reported all available details of the event on a continuous basis. Anchormen would read teletype reports as they came in. In addition, photographs sent over the wires would be pinned or mounted to a board and broadcast with voiceover commentary. This lot has eighteen such teletype pictures covering the assassination, its aftermath and the funeral. It also includes a three-page copy of the FBI "Briefing of Oswald" from November 23, 1963, six pages copied from the Warren Commission Report that deal with evidence linking Oswald to the crime and the Kennedy autopsy report, as well as ancillary material. The teletype photos were retrieved from a CBS affiliate station in Dayton, Ohio at the time by the consignor's father who worked there.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    21st Saturday
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