CBS NEWS EXTRA: JFK GOES HOME (TV)

Summary

Coverage, with film and commentary, of President John F. Kennedy's visit to Ireland, where he stops off in County Wexford, original home of his great-grandfather. Includes film of Kennedy accompanied by his sisters Jean Smith and Eunice Shriver, American Ambassador to Ireland McCluskey, Head of Protocol Angier Biddle Duke, and AFL-CIO Leader George Meany. Also includes a look at the president and his sisters at a tea with Irish Kennedy relatives. Correspondent Kendrick looks at the town of New Ross, the effect of the Kennedy visit, Edwards describes Kennedy's day in County Wexford, and film of Kennedy addressing an audience on the subject of Ireland and strong Irish-American ties is shown. Includes commercials.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: June 27, 1963 Thursday 7:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:28:46
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T78:0093
  • GENRE: News
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Ireland - Description and travel
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV, 1963
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CREDITS

    • Douglas Edwards … Reporter
    • Alexander Kendrick … Reporter
    • Eunice Kennedy Shriver
    • George Meany
    • Jean Kennedy Smith
    • Angier Biddle Duke
    • John F. Kennedy