Narrated by George Clooney, JFK: One PM Central Standard Time recounts Walter Cronkite’s iconic news coverage of the John F. Kennedy assassination.
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Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, Secrets of the Dead chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom from the moment the President was shot until Walter Cronkite’s emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later. The drama of JFK: One PM Central Standard Time — the episode title is taken from the time President Kennedy was declared dead at Parkland Hospital — is played out amidst the chaos in Dallas, in the hospital, and in the CBS newsroom in New York. Included in the program will be moving memories from men and women who were with there on the day – in Dallas and New York.
© 2013 Colonial Pictures
This film is a production of Colonial Pictures in association with THIRTEEN Productions LLC and WNET which are solely responsible for its content.
Narrator: George Clooney
Producer/Director, Colonial Pictures: Alastair Layzell
Drama Director: Richard Dale
Director of Photography/Editor: Richard Hall
Executive in Charge: Stephen Segaller
Executive Producer: Steve Burns