RTV Guide Special Supplement

EXHIBITION : PRESIDENT KENNEDY IN IRELAND

Front cover of RTV Guide, 21 June 1963
Front cover of RTV Guide, 21 June 1963

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Full details of radio and television coverage and the men behind the mikes.

  • Title
    The Kennedy Visit
  • Production Year
    1963
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • Material Type
    Document
  • Clip title
    RTV Guide Special Supplement
  • Extended description

    The RTV Guide published a special four-page pull-out supplement on the forthcoming Kennedy visit on 21 June 1963. It gives full details of radio and television coverage. The entire supplement is presented here, along with the front cover of the issue showing President Kennedy's head superimposed onto a map of Ireland.

    One page gives the listings for each event in the President's itinerary. There is also a double-page spread on 'the men behind the mikes', including the very young Terry Wogan, Gay Byrne and John Bowman, with a map showing who will comment on which part of the president's motorcade from Dublin Airport to the Phoenix Park on the day of his arrival, 26 June 1963. Other topics covered are  the visit of the president's father Joseph Kennedy to Ireland in 1938 and the Kennedy family history.

  • Information

    'The RTV Guide' provided listings of television and radio programmes. The first edition was published on 1 December 1961. In July 1966 the magazine changed name to become 'The RTÉ Guide' and is still published on a weekly basis.

    This issue was published on 21 June 1963.

  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    RTVGuide
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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RTV Guide Special Supplement

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