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1:05 - Background

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Partial Transcript: I think we need to get into the background.

Segment Synopsis: Kilduff provides his own background and how he ended up being the press secretary when President Kennedy was assassinated.

Keywords: Assassination of Kennedy; Kilduff, Rosemary; Press Secretary; Salinger, PR; United States State Department

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4:32 - Shooting

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Partial Transcript: Just stop me at anytime.

Segment Synopsis: Kilduff walks the interviewer through the beginning of the motorcade and the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Keywords: Assassination of Kennedy; Dallas, Texas; Goldwater, Barry; Kilduff, Malcom; Motorcade; Parkland Hospital

Subjects: Johnson, Lyndon B., 1908-1973 Kennedy, John F., 1917-1963 Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994 Presidents--Assassination

14:57 - Press

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Partial Transcript: That must be the most traumatic thing that ever happened to you during your career.

Segment Synopsis: Kilduff talks about Bell and Smith fighting over a telephone in the car to call in their stories as the assassination of Kennedy. He also discusses how he handled the press after Kennedy died.

Keywords: Assassination of Kennedy; Bell, Jack; Berkley, Admiral; Smith, Miriam

Subjects: Kennedy, John F., 1917-1963 Presidents--Assassination

21:31 - Air Force One

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Partial Transcript: You happened to have a dictating machine.

Segment Synopsis: Kildiff discusses the swearing in of Johnson that occurred on Air Force One. He discusses Johnson's behavior toward Jacqueline Kennedy.

Keywords: Air Force One; Hughes, Sarah; Presidential swearing in

Subjects: Johnson, Lyndon B., 1908-1973 Kennedy, John F., 1917-1963 Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994 Presidents--Assassination

27:28 - Warren Commission

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Partial Transcript: Now, let's go back because you said you heard three shots in Dallas.

Segment Synopsis: Kilduff says that he was not asked any questions by the Warren Commission but believes their findings. He believed that Oswald acted alone and that the man running on the hill was protecting children as secret service members drew their guns.

Keywords: Presidential motorcade

Subjects: Kennedy, John F., 1917-1963 Oswald, Lee Harvey Presidents--Assassination Ruby, Jack United States. Warren Commission

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