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UPI Newspaper Fronts in Days Following the JFK Assassination


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Guest Robert Morrow

Web link: http://www.downhold.org/lowry/JFK-NUPFRONTS.html

It seems to me the word "assassin" as in lone gunman was being pushed hard very early on by the media. And they were getting this party line from the government. And I see the word "Castro" appear in a few places...

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UPI Newspaper Fronts from Day of Days Following JFK's Assassination

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Following are front pages of newspapers from across the nation from the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, and the days following his assassination. As you will note many of the newspapers represented here have long since become defunct. United Press International dominated the front pages of these papers, and legendary White House correspondent Merriman Smith got bylines in many. This material was printed in a publication distributed by United Press International as a promotional piece, and was provided to me compliments of Lewis Lord.

New York World-Telegram 'PRESIDENT SHOT TO DEATH'

The Boston Globe 'KENNEDY SLAIN'

The Knickerbocker News ASSASSIN'S SHOT KILLS PRESIDENT

Oklahoma City Times 'KENNEDY ASSASSINATED DURING DALLAS PARADE'

Houston Chronicle 'ASSASSIN'S BULLETS CUT DOWN KENNEDY, CONNALLY IN DALLAS'.

The Tulsa Tribune 'PRESIDENT IS SLAIN IN DALLAS PARADE'

Chattanooga News Free-Press 'KENNEDY MURDERED BY GUNMAN IN TEXAS'

Rocky Mountain News 'PRESIDENT IS SLAIN'

Atlanta Journal 'KENNEDY KILLED'

The Miami Herald 'KENNEDY DEAD'

The Milwaukee Journal 'KENNEDY IS SLAIN'

The Press-Courier 'KENNEDY MURDERED'

Ogden Standard-Examiner 'PRESIDENT KENNEDY KILLED BY ASSASSIN'S BULLETS'

Santa Barbara News-Press 'PRESIDENT KENNEDY IS SLAIN IN DALLAS'

Portland Evening Express 'PRESIDENT KENNEDY SHOT BY ASSASSIN'

The Billings Gazette 'PRESIDENT DIES, SHOT BY SNIPER'

Illinois State Register 'PRESIDENT SLAIN'

The Lowell Sun 'PRESIDENT SHOT DEAD'

The Longview Daily News 'KENNEDY KILLED; GOVERNOR SHOT'

The Montana Standard 'SNIPER KILLS PRESIDENT'

Deseret News 'KENNEDY ASSASSINATED'

The Bay City Times 'ASSASSIN'S BULLETS CUT KENNEDY DOWN'

The New Mexican 'JFK SLAIN'

The Bakersfield Californian PRESIDENT SHOT DOWN BY GUNMAN IN DALLAS'

Austin American-Statesman 'JOHN KENNEDY ASSASSINATED; LYNDON JOHNSON PRESIDENT'

Kankakee Daily Journal 'PRESIDENT IS DEAD'

The Sheboygan Press 'KENNEDY DEAD!'.

The Berkshire Eagle 'KENNEDY IS SHOT DEAD'

Springfield Daily News 'PRESIDENT KENNEDY SLAIN BY SNIPER AT DALLAS, TEX.'

The Seattle Daily Times 'ASSASSIN KILLS KENNEDY'

Albuquerque Journal 'SNIPER KILLS KENNEDY'

The Clarion-Ledger 'LYNDON JOHNSON TAKES HELM AFTER KENNEDY ASSASSINATION'

The Evening Press 'PRESIDENT IS ASSASSINATED; TEXAS GOVERNOR WOUNDED'

The Muncie Star 'KENNEDY ASSASSINATED * JOHNSON TAKES OFFICE'

The Intelligencer 'TEXAN HELD IN KENNEDY KILLING; JOHNSON SWORN IN AS PRESIDENT'

Winston-Salem Journal 'KENNEDY SLAIN; JOHNSON SWORN'

Oregon Journal 'ASSASSINATION SUSPECT SEIZED'

Tulsa Daily World 'PRO-RUSS CASROITE HELD AS JFK KILLING SUSPECT'

Democrat Chronicle 'PRO-CASTRO GUNMAN CHARGED IN ASSASSINATION OF KENNEDY'

Rockford Morning Star SNIPER ASSASSINATES KENNEDY; ARREST CASTRO SYMPATHIZER'

The Springfield Union 'NATION MOURNS SLAIN PRESIDENT; PRO-RED IS CHARGED AS ASSASSIN'

The Palm Beach Post 'NATION MOURNS KENNEDY; LBJ TAKES OATH OF OFFICE'

Monterey Peninsula Herald 'A NATION IN MOURNING'

Charleston Evening Post 'NATION MOURNS KENNEDY; SUSPECT DENIES SLAYING'

Evening Outlook 'WORLD MOURNS'

Florida Times-Union 'JOHNSON TAKES REINS OF NATION AFTER ASSASSINATION OF KENNEDY'Another UPI Legend

St. Paul Dispatch 'JOHNSON STARTS BUSY 1ST DAY AS PRESIDENT'

The Fresno Bee 'TRACES OF GUNPOWDER FOUND ON HANDS OF SUSPECTED JFK ASSASSIN'

Boston Traveler 'JOHNSON CALLS EISENHOWER'

Oakland Tribune 'KENNEDY TO REST AMONG U.S. HEROES IN ARLINGTON'

The Providence Sunday Journal 'JOHNSON PLANS TO ADDRESS CONGRESS'

Oklahoma City Times 'KENNEDY ASSASSINATED DURING DALLAS PARADE'

Houston Chronicle 'ASSASSIN'S BULLETS CUT DOWN KENNEDY, CONNALLY IN DALLAS'.

The Tulsa Tribune 'PRESIDENT IS SLAIN IN DALLAS PARADE'

Chattanooga News Free-Press 'KENNEDY MURDERED BY GUNMAN IN TEXAS'

Rocky Mountain News 'PRESIDENT IS SLAIN'

Atlanta Journal 'KENNEDY KILLED'

The Miami Herald 'KENNEDY DEAD'

The Milwaukee Journal 'KENNEDY IS SLAIN'

The Press-Courier 'KENNEDY MURDERED'

Ogden Standard-Examiner 'PRESIDENT KENNEDY KILLED BY ASSASSIN'S BULLETS'

Santa Barbara News-Press 'PRESIDENT KENNEDY IS SLAIN IN DALLAS'

Portland Evening Express 'PRESIDENT KENNEDY SHOT BY ASSASSIN'

The Billings Gazette 'PRESIDENT DIES, SHOT BY SNIPER'

Illinois State Register 'PRESIDENT SLAIN'

The Lowell Sun 'PRESIDENT SHOT DEAD'

The Longview Daily News 'KENNEDY KILLED; GOVERNOR SHOT'

The Montana Standard 'SNIPER KILLS PRESIDENT'

Deseret News 'KENNEDY ASSASSINATED'

The Bay City Times 'ASSASSIN'S BULLETS CUT KENNEDY DOWN'

The Bakersfield Californian 'PRESIDENT SHOT DOWN BY GUNMAN IN DALLAS'

Austin American-Statesman 'JOHN KENNEDY ASSASSINATED; LYNDON JOHNSON PRESIDENT'

Kankakee Daily Journal 'PRESIDENT IS DEAD'

The Sheboygan Press 'KENNEDY DEAD!'.

The Berkshire Eagle 'KENNEDY IS SHOT DEAD'

Springfield Daily News 'PRESIDENT KENNEDY SLAIN BY SNIPER AT DALLAS, TEX.'

The Seattle Daily Times 'ASSASSIN KILLS KENNEDY'

Albuquerque Journal 'SNIPER KILLS KENNEDY'

The Clarion-Ledger 'LYNDON JOHNSON TAKES HELM AFTER KENNEDY ASSASSINATION'

The Evening Press 'PRESIDENT IS ASSASSINATED; TEXAS GOVERNOR WOUNDED'

The Muncie Star 'KENNEDY ASSASSINATED * JOHNSON TAKES OFFICE'

The Intelligencer 'TEXAN HELD IN KENNEDY KILLING; JOHNSON SWORN IN AS PRESIDENT'

Winston-Salem Journal 'KENNEDY SLAIN; JOHNSON SWORN'

Oregon Journal 'ASSASSINATION SUSPECT SEIZED'

Tulsa Daily World 'PRO-RUSS CASROITE HELD AS JFK KILLING SUSPECT'

Democrat Chronicle 'PRO-CASTRO GUNMAN CHARGED IN ASSASSINATION OF KENNEDY'

Rockford Morning Star 'SNIPER ASSASSINATES KENNEDY; ARREST CASTRO SYMPATHIZER'

The Springfield Union 'NATION MOURNS SLAIN PRESIDENT; PRO-RED IS CHARGED AS ASSASSIN'

The Palm Beach Post 'NATION MOURNS KENNEDY; LBJ TAKES OATH OF OFFICE'

Monterey Peninsula Herald 'A NATION IN MOURNING'

Charleston Evening Post 'NATION MOURNS KENNEDY; SUSPECT DENIES SLAYING'

Evening Outlook 'WORLD MOURNS'

New York Journal American 'THE NATION STOOD STILL'

Florida Times-Union 'JOHNSON TAKES REINS OF NATION AFTER ASSASSINATION OF KENNEDY'Another UPI Legend

St. Paul Dispatch 'JOHNSON STARTS BUSY 1ST DAY AS PRESIDENT'

The Fresno Bee 'TRACES OF GUNPOWDER FOUND ON HANDS OF SUSPECTED JFK ASSASSIN'

Boston Traveler 'JOHNSON CALLS EISENHOWER'

Wisconsin State Journal 'PHOTOGRAPHS LINK OSWALD TO ASSASSINATION WEAPON'

San Francisco Sunday Chronicle 'JOHNSON'S FIRST ACT: PROCLAMATION TO U.S.'

The Grand Rapids Press 'JOHNSON ACTS QUICKLY IN VIET NAM FLAREUP'

The San Diego Union 'HERO'S BURIAL FOR KENNEDY, JOHNSON GETS UNITY PLEDGE'

New Hampshire Sunday News 'HERO'S FUNERAL FOR JFK'

The State Journal 'THE NATION IN MOURNING MONDAY'

Anderson Sunday Herald 'DALLAS POLICE SAY CASE AIRTIGHT AGAINST OSWALD IN KENNEDY DEATH'

The Shreveport Times 'JOHN KENNEDY TO BE BURIED IN ARLINGTON RITES MONDAY'

The Sunday Pantagraph 'POLICE DECLARE PHOTOGRAPHS SHOW OSWALD HOLDING SLAYING WEAPON'

The Philadelphia Inquirer 'OSWALD SHOT TO DEATH'

Bangor Daily News 'PRESIDENT KENNEDY LIES IN STATE, Oswald, Accused Assassin, Slain in Jail Transfer'

The Macon Telegraph 'DALLAS CLUB OPERATOR KILLS ACCUSED KENNEDY ASSASSIN'

The Scranton Tribune 'JFK's ALLEGED KILLER SLAIN'

The Augusta Chronicle 'OSWALD IS EXECUTED DURING JAIL TRANSFER'

Waterbury Republican 'OSWALD SLAIN IN DALLAS JAIL; THOUSANDS PASS KENNEDY BIER'

The Morning Call 'U.S. PAYING FINAL HOMAGE TO KENNEDY; OSWALD SHOT TO DEATH IN CITY HALL'

Alabama Journal 'WORLD SAYS FAREWELL TO KENNEDY; OSWALD 'MAPPED' KENNEDY'S DEATH'

The Phoenix Gazette 'KENNEDY RITES HELD; OSWALD SLAIN IN DALLAS CITY JAIL'

The South Bend Tribune 'WORLD BIDS FAREWELL; OSWALD DEATH ENDS CASE'

The Dallas Times Herald 'MOURNING NATION BIDS CHIEF FAREWELL; TIP TO FBI WARNED OF OSWALD DEATH'

Los Angeles Herald Examiner 'LEADERS OF WORLD PAY FINAL TRIBUTE'

The Hartford Times 'SORROWING NATION BIDS SOLEMN FAREWELL TO MARTYRED YOUNG PRESIDENT KENNEDY'

Los Angeles Times 'ENSHRINED 800,000 MOURNERS ON FUNERAL ROUTE'

The Enid Morning News 'AMERICA SAYS FAREWELL TO A HERO'

The Indianpolis News 'NATION MOURNS AS MARTYRED PRESIDENT GOES TO FINAL REST'

Allentown Evening Chronicle 'SORROWING NATION' BURIES KENNEDY'

San Francisco News Call Bulletin 'LAST SALUTE'

Schenectady Union-Star 'CARDINAL CONDUCTS KENNEDY RITE'

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 'NATION SAYS FAREWELL TO JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY'

The Arizona Republic 'JOHN F. KENNEDY R.I.P.'

The Detroit Free-Press 'PRESIDENT KENNEDY RESTS'

The Cincinnati Enquirer 'ETERNAL LIGHT TO SHINE AT THE SITE OF SLAIN PRESIDENT'S ARLINGTON GRAVE'

Seattle Post Intelligencer 'JOHNSON ORDERS PROBE OF KENNEDY'S SLAYING'

The Wichita Eagle 'RUBY SAYS HE SHOT ON IMPULSE'

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Edited by Robert Morrow
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Thanks for posting. I read my home town newspaper THE FLORIDA TIMES UNION that I surely read back in 1963. One front page story said that LHO was once a resident of Jacksonville which I didn't know before. But the end of the story said that shots were fired in the theater where LHO was arrested, and that policeman Tippit was killed there :hotorwot It listed Chicago Tribune Press Service as the source for that BS article.

Another UPI story said they found a 30 cal Enfield rifle.

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Guest Robert Morrow

Hey, Robert, do you have any idea how we can get the rest of the front section of those papers? Some of the stories continue on a later page. I'd sure like to read them.

I don't know. Here is the original web link: http://www.downhold.org/lowry/JFK-NUPFRONTS.html

Obviously, many of these are on microfilm at libraries around the country - not an easy answer.

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