Queues of People to Sign Book

EXHIBITION : PRESIDENT KENNEDY IN IRELAND

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Dubliners queue to sign book at US embassy.

  • Title
    Dubliners Sign Book of Condolences
  • 1st Broadcast
    26/11/1963
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:26
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Queues of People to Sign Book
  • Extended description

    Tuesday 26 November 1963 was a national day of mourning in Ireland for President Kennedy. Many businesses shut down so that staff could attend special services and masses being held throughout the country that morning.

    This mute RTÉ News report shows women queuing to sign the book of condolences at the US Embassy in Merrion Square, Dublin.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report on reaction in Ireland to the death of President Kennedy, who had been assassinated in Dallas, Texas on 22 November 1963.

    This report was broadcast on 26 November 1963.

    This clip is mute.

  • Local keywords
    President Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, JFK, US Embassy, Merrion Square, Dublin, Book of Condolences
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • First broadcast channel
    Telefís Éireann
  • Production year
    1963
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N712/0063
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Mute
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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