President John Kennedy shot by sniper in Dallas and Vice President Lyndon B Johnson sworn in as President of United States.
Dallas Texas USA Date:1963, November 24 Duration:6 min 40 sec Sound:Yes
Various close-up views of President Kennedy on various stages during his Presidential career. U.S. President John Kennedy in Berlin with his wife Jacqueline Kennedy, German Mayor Willy Brandt and other dignitaries standing besides him at microphone. View of huge crowd enthusiastically cheering for him in Berlin. White House balcony where President is seated with his wife and children Caroline and John, Jr. to enjoy music and presentation by Black Watch regiment of Scotland eight days before his death. President Kennedy with the First Lady Jacqueline emerges from a plane which just landed in Dallas and is greeted. The Presidential motorcade traveling through area in Dallas in open car. View of Texas School Book Depository building from where gun shot was fired by a sniper at President's open-topped car and John Kennedy is hit in the head. Citizens wait news on street corners near hospital where President is taken. Officials guard President's car and examine it in the parking lot of the hospital. View of Jacqueline Kennedy's abandoned flower bouquet in President's car. Men and women waiting near the hospital hear the news and are seen crying in response to news of the President's death. Men and women kneel at altar and pray in church. Exterior view of United Nations building. View inside UN General Assembly, where assembly members stand to pay respect to deceased President Kennedy. Vice President Lyndon B Johnson is sworn in as President of US, while Jacqueline Kennedy stands next to him. President John Kennedy's casket is taken out from plane at Andrew's Air Force Base and is put into an ambulance. President Lyndon Johnson leaves the plane and speaks on microphone. Views from White House lawn after President Johnson arrives at the White House from Andrews Air Force Base. View through window of White House of one of President Johnson's first meetings underway.
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