Mysteries in the Archives: 1963 John F. Kennedy's Funeral

Mysteries in the Archives: 1963 John F. Kennedy's Funeral

| 26 min

From the announcement of President Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas to his burial in Washington, D.C. four days later, the three television networks devoted their entire air time to coverage of the tragedy. During these days of national mourning, no advertisements were aired. For the first time in the history of television, the three networks – ABC, CBS and NBC – worked together to coordinate hour upon hour of live coverage for millions of viewers. Was it during these mournful, late November days in 1963 that American television won its place as the media of reference?

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    Serge Viallet
    Cédric Lépée
  • series director
    Serge Viallet
  • director
    Julien Gaurichon
  • editor
    Catherine Minier
  • assistant editor
    Clarisse Gilbert
  • graphic design
    Stéphanie Mée
  • historical research
    Cedric Gruat
  • musical illustration
    Niels Poux
  • image masking
    Alexandre Auque
  • dressing conception
    Alexandre Auque
  • credit sequence design
    Philippe Truffault
  • credit sequence production
    Philippe Truffault
  • credit sequence editor
    François Labat
  • colour correction
    Rémi Berge
  • translator
    Dana Burns Westberg
  • narrator
    Dana Burns Westberg
  • documentary research
    Marie Bessi
    Serge Viallet
    Michael Dolan
  • editing intern
    Bertrand Amiot
  • sound design
    Myriam René
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    Myriam René
  • post-production manager
    Rita Lourdemarianadin
  • post-production technician
    Daniel Ricard
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    Vincent Legrain
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    Emmanuel Laroche
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    Eric Queille
    Marc Grandhomme
  • production manager
    Thierry Ippolito
  • production assistant
    Vincent Encontre
    Armelle Jayet
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    Françoise Tsitsichvili
    Yasmine Boucherat
  • commissioning editor
    Elisabeth Hulten
  • producer
    Florence Fanelli