ABC News Special Features, Original ABC News Radio Special Reports, Eyewitness Accounts and Key Newsmakers
Exclusive ABC News Radio Special Now Available for Download at http://abcn.ws/JFK
To mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, ABC News Radio is offering a two-hour special broadcast, “Three Shots Rang Out: An ABC News Special – The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later,” anchored by ABC News’ Diane Sawyer. This AUDIO-ONLY program will be heard on ABC News Radio affiliates. In addition, a special expanded show will be available via download at Audible.com as part of a new digital audio relationship between ABC News Radio and Audible.
ABC World News Anchor Diane Sawyer will take listeners back to Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963 and the moment the assassination happened. Key moments include:
- The first audio reports of the assassination of President Kennedy.
- Real time ABC News Radio special reports, along with live reports from Dallas, Texas and Washington, D.C.
- Eyewitness accounts from that day in history and their reflections fifty years later.
- Highlights from key newsmakers of the day, including Secret Service officers, Dallas police, Lee Harvey Oswald’s landlady and a doctor who tried to save the lives of President Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald.
The Audible.com version of this program will include an additional forty minutes of historical audio available exclusively to Audible listeners.
ABC News Radio is America’s largest commercial radio news organization, delivering daily newscasts and breaking news coverage to more than 1,800 affiliates nationwide and reaching approximately 77 million people each week. ABC News Radio also produces ABC Sports Radio and ABC Entertainment Radio, along with news, entertainment and sports audio and text content for an array of digital partners. ABC News Radio’s digital audio partnership with Slacker Radio, AOL Radio and iHeart Radio provide a combined reach of 60+ million users. ABC News Radio is distributed to radio stations by Cumulus Media, which has 4,400 affiliate radio stations reaching more than 110 million listeners in the 12+ demographic each week.
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