JFK Assassination

When President John F. Kennedy was shot in 1963, CBS News went on the air - and stayed there for four days. Watch the original reporting here, as it happened.

What's in this hour

  • 3pm
    Jackie Kennedy lights eternal flame
  • 4pm
    Dan Rather describes first look at Zapruder film
  • 5pm
    LBJ greets heads of state at State Dept.
  • 6pm
    Reports continue from State Dept.
  • 7pm
    CBS Special Report: “Presidents and Assassins”
  • 8pm
    Highlights of JFK's funeral
  • 9pm
    CBS Special Report: “The Four Dark Days”
  • 10pm
    CBS Special Report: “The Four Dark Days”
  • 11pm
    CBS Special Report: “The Four Dark Days”