Campus Question: Remembering Kennedy

What do you remember most about the media coverage of the JFK assassination?

Dr. David Overly – Prof. of Language Arts

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“There’s the famous Cronkite shot when he takes off his glasses and says that “President Kennedy dies at 1 p.m. Central Standard Time.”

Dr. Bruce Solheim – Prof. of History, Social and Behavioral Sciences

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“I remember watching the news reports on television and all of the regular shows were cancelled. My brother cut out newspaper clippings and saved them, so I knew it was really important.

Dr. Jack Call – Prof. of Philosophy, Social and Behavioral Sciences

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“When I first heard about it I didn’t believe it. I remember seeing Jack Ruby shoot Oswald on television. I remember watching the funeral.



Evan Solano is the current Managing Editor of the Citrus College Clarion for Fall 2015. This is his fourth semester on the Clarion, having also served as Managing Editor in Fall 2014. He is a journalism major who hopes to transfer to Cal State Fullerton. He has been a member of the Clarion since Fall 2013, and does freelance writing, photography and graphic design.