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First report on John F. Kennedy's assassination... In a Dallas newspaper...



Item # 645487

November 22, 1963

THE DALLAS TIMES HERALD, Texas, November 22, 1963  Serious collectors always try to obtain historic newspapers from the city where the event happened. For JFK's assassination that would be a Dallas newspaper.
Of the two newspapers which published in Dallas in 1963 only the TIMES HERALD reported the assassination on the same day it happened--November 22--and only in their 2nd and 3rd editions. The MORNING NEWS, being a morning newspaper, reported the assassination in its November 23 issue.
This is the "Final Edition" with the very large & dramatic banner headline reading: "PRESIDENT DEAD, CONNALLY SHOT" with a subhead: "Johnson Assumes Office". There is also a large ftpg. photo captioned: "This picture was taken at Love Field on the President's arrival." The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with assassination reports which carry over to inside pages.
This is the complete first section (of 3) with pages 1-22. Two folds with some perforation at their junction, some wear at margins. Generally good condition.

Item from Catalog 266 (released for January, 2018)...

Category: The 20th Century

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