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Cabinet Learns Kennedy Has Died

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Cabinet Learns Kennedy Has Died

(2 min) tv-pg

On November 22, 1963, White House Press Secretary Pierre Salinger was en route to Tokyo aboard a jet plane with six members of the Cabinet when he received the message that President John F. Kennedy had been shot. Shortly after, Navy Cmdr. Oliver Hallett calls Salinger from the Situation Room with the news that the president has died.