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J.F. Kennedy memorial service on anniversary of assassination

Title
J.F. Kennedy memorial service on anniversary of assassination
Genre
News report; Speech; Music
TX Date
23 Nov 1983
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:04:20
Description
Report on the memorial service at the RC Holy Trinity Church in Georgetown, Washington for US President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated twenty years ago on 22/11/63. Includes excerpts of lesson read by Kennedy’s sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a sermon by Washington Catholic Archbishop James Hickey, and an address by Kennedy’s brother Senator Ted Kennedy. Also actuality of singing and hymns. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Edward Kennedy; James Hickey; Eunice Kennedy Shriver
Keywords
USA; Deaths; Death; Anniversary celebrations; Homicide; Presidents; John F. Kennedy; Commemorative events

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