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Original Dow Jones News Ticker teletype reports - KENNEDY ASSASSINATION - 1963. [1275497]
1963 - (KENNEDY ASSASSINATION). Original Dow Jones News Ticker teletype reports of the Kennedy assassination. Dallas: Dow Jones, November 22-23, 1963. Dow Jones News Ticker teletype printed in blue ink on transparent cellophane, 10 sheets, each 5-3/4 inches wide of varying lengths, cut from one 5-3/4-inch wide roll of cellophane teletype, approximately 35 feet in length. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $7500.Rare original Dow Jones News Ticker teletype reporting the events of November 22nd from his assassination to the arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald""on transparent cellophane used to project the news on large screens on the floors of the Stock Exchanges as well as in stock broker offices.These historic sheets recount the events of the Kennedy assassination, as they are occurring. The Dow Jones News Ticker was printed on two types of machines, hard copies and transparent cellophane for projection machines. While hard copies of AP, UPI, and Dow Jones teletype have been on the market before, this is one of the only transparent cellophane copies we have ever seen, used to project the news on large screens for stock brokers in large offices and on the floors of the Exchanges. Dow Jones Wall Street news (not quoted below) is interspersed with Associated Press news about the President. Excerpts (the teletype begins just as it was announced that Kennedy was shot; some words missing from the first few lines are provided in brackets):"[President Kennedy Shot Dallas AP- President Kennedy was shot to day just as his motorcade left downtown Dallas""Mrs Kennedy jumped up and grabbed Mr Kennedy""She cried Oh No""The motorcade sped AP photographer James W Altgens said he saw blood on the President-s head Altgens said he heard two shots but thought someone was shooting] fireworks until he saw [the blood on the Pres]ident [Altgens said he] saw no one with a gun [AP reporter] Jack Bell asked Kenneth O-Donnell [Presidentia]l Assistant if Kennedy was [dead]""O-Donnell gave no answer [Kennedy] was reported taken to Parland Hospital near the Dallas Trade Mart where he was to have made a speech Bell said Kennedy was transferred to an ambulance He lay on a seat of the car Bell reported three shots were fired as the motorcade entered the triple underpass which leads to the Stemmons Freeway route to Parkland Hospital Pandemonium broke loose around the scene The Secret Service waved the motorcade on at top speed to the hospital Even at high speed it took nearly five minutes to get the car to the ambulance entrance of the hospital -v- Gov John B Connally of Texas also was cut-down by bullets The President was slumped over in the backseat of the car face down Connally lay on hte floor of the rear seat It was impossible to tell at once where Kennedy was hit but bullet wounds in Connally-s chest were plainly visible in-r dic were plainly visible indicating the gunfire might possibly have come from an automatic weapon".""Rep Albert Thomas D-Tex said he was informed President Kennedy and Gov John Connally of Texas were both still alive".""When the President was taken into the Emergency Room a call was sent out immediately for some of the top surgical specialists in Dallas A call was also sent for a Roman Catholic priest Congressman Jim Wright of Fort Worth said both Kennedy and Connally were seriously wounded but were alive".""Mrs. Kennedy apparently was safe Mrs Connally also was safe it appeared both women were stunned Kennedy according to a member of his staff was still alive at 12 55 PM CST Two Roman Catholic priests were summoned to the Emergency Room where the President lay Malcolm Kilduff acting White House Press Secretary said that the two priests had been asked for".""President Kennedy was given blood transfusions at Parkland Hospital in an effort to save his life".""An assistant to Gov Connally said he talked to the Governor in the hospital operating room He said the Governor was shot just below the shoulder blade in the back. He asked Connally how it h
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