Part One of Death of a President: The Kennedy Assassination Remembered On AMI Audio documentary this Sunday on Contact
(Nov. 15, 2013) Toronto – Tune in this Sunday when AMI-audio presents part one of a Contact documentary on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy.
Death of a President: The Moment and the Controversy, reflects on the events of that day and the controversy that swirls about the crime five decades later.
Part one will air Sunday, November 17th at 7 pm and 10 pm will focus on the months and days leading up to JFK’s fateful trip to Dallas. With the help of authors Thurston Clarke (JFK’s Last Hundred Days), Steve Davis (co-author of Dallas 1963), Vince Palamara (Survivor’s Guilt: The Secret Service and the Failure to Protect President Kennedy) investigative journalists Anthony Summers (Not In Your Lifetime) and Dan Moldea (The Hoffa Wars) along with Abraham Bolden, the first ever African-American Secret Service agent to be assigned to a presidential detail, Contact tracks the events of November 22, 1963, right until the shots are fired.
Catch part two at a special time on Friday, November 22 at 11 am and 7 pm – the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination. The shock and horror of the shooting, the race to the hospital and the unexpected tragedy bestowed upon the US are explored with the help of authors including Jefferson Morley, journalist and moderator of the blog, JFKFacts.org, Barry Ernest (The Girl On The Stairs) and Gerald Posner (Case Closed).
The series will conclude with part three on Sunday, November 24 at 7 pm as AMI Contact investigates the controversy surrounding the Kennedy assassination for five decades – was there a conspiracy and did the untimely death of JFK ultimately change the course of American history? We interview Howard Willens, one of the few surviving members of the 1964 Warren Commission investigation, Joan Mellen, who worked on New Orleans’ DA Jim Garrison’s investigation and Robert Blakey, chief counsel of the 1978 House Select Committee on Assassinations, which concluded there was a conspiracy in Dallas.
Don’t miss this exclusive look at one of the most shocking events in American history, with Death of a President: The Moment and the Controversy. Hear more. Learn more. This Sunday at 7 p.m. and make Contact …on AMI Audio.
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For more information, please contact Paul Daniel, Producer-Specialty Programs, at 647-729-0965 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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