Posts Tagged ‘Assassination’

Abraham Lincoln Assassination Witness

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Samuel J. Seymour witnessed one the most infamous crimes in American history, the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. In 1956, he told his tale on the CBS game show I’ve Got a Secret. Found at YouTube from GiveMeBlackandWhite.

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Talks Palin Cross Hairs

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords talks about being on Sarah Palin’s Cross Hairs map and having her district office’s door smashed in: “There are consequences.” Found at YouTube from newstodayvideo.

Jared Loughner’s YouTube Videos

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

Jared Loughner, the man alleged to have shot Arizona Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in an apparent political assassination, uploaded the following three videos to YouTube. Found at YouTube from Classitup10.

Found at YouTube from Classitup10.

Found at YouTube from Classitup10.

Ronald Reagan Assassination Attempt

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The Reagan assassination attempt occurred on March 30, 1981, just 69 days into the presidency of Ronald Reagan. While leaving a speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., President Reagan and three others were shot and wounded by John Hinckley. Found at YouTube from WorldsAssassinations.

Robert F. Kennedy Announces The Death Of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 18th, 2010

On April 4, 1968, during his presidential campaign, Robert F. Kennedy visited Indianapolis, Indiana. As he prepared to enter the speaker’s stand (a podium set on a flatbed trailer), he learned of the death of Civil Rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. His prepared speech no longer relevant, he commiserated with the inner-city crowd, calling for reconciliation instead of violence. Although there were over fifty riots after King’s death, there were none in Indianapolis, which is mainly credited to Bobby Kennedy’s speech. Found at YouTube from mortyfinkle.

Walter Cronkite Breaks News Of John F Kennedy’s Assasination

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006

This clip shows footage of ‘s coverage of President ‘s assasination on edited to include scenes from Dallas on that day as well as footage of the :

Zapruder Film (from xbone at YouTube):

Zapruder Film With Closeups, Arguing For Two Shooters: