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JFK ceremonies in rotunda of Capitol, 1963 November 24

 Item
Identifier: M085.10.0194.00002

Abstract

Voice of America (VOA) Special Events Director and commentator Russell Black announces the memorial service for President John F. Kennedy in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on November 24, 1963. Black talks about the physical setting, gives the names of numerous attendees including members of the President's Cabinet, the Congress, the Kennedy family and foreign dignitaries. Black also describes events in the rotunda as they take place. Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield (D-Mont.), United States Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren, and Speaker of the House John W. McCormack (D-Mass.) all deliver eulogies during the ceremony.

Dates

  • 1963 November 24

Digital Repository

JFK ceremonies in rotunda of Capitol

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are primarily in English. Some travel memorabilia may be in other languages.

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright not evaluated: The copyright and related rights status of this Item has not been evaluated. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. See: https://rightsstatements.org/page/CNE/1.0/?language=en

Extent

1 Items (sound tape reel)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Series 10 of 11 Includes foreign relations trip materials, newsletters, radio scripts, press releases, weekly reports, and audio and video tapes.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

1 audiotape reel (24 minutes, 12 seconds) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 7 inches

Related Materials

Digital reproduction. Denver, Colo. : University of Denver, Penrose Library, 2006. 1 sound file in 2 formats : digital, wav (384,206,084bytes) and mp3 (10,164,608 bytes) files. User system requirements: Computer with graphical browser and audio player software. Streamed 11.025 kHz sample rate, 16 Kbits/sec. data rate. Derived from an audio master digitized at 44.1 kHz, 24 bits per sample, mono. from a reel-to-reel tape. Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia; 2006. Equipment: Studer A80 playback machine; Prism Sound Dream ADA-8XR multi-channel 24bit/192kHz Analog Digital Converter; Intel Celeron 1.8 GHz/224 MB RAM PCs with FireWire hard drive and M-Audio Delta Audiophile internal sound card; external FireWire hard drive. Software: Steinberg WaveLab 4.0 Audio Editing and Mastering Software. Sound recording file name: DUdomi085-oh-02.wav.

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Repository Details

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