Teletype Message with Wire Service News Coverage of John F. Kennedy Assassination, November 22, 1963

Summary

In the routine course of business, Ford Motor Company received a steady flow of news and financial reports from the Wall Street Journal. These dispatches came over the teletype machine on November 22, 1963 describing events from the arrival of President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline in Dallas through the official report of his death several hours later.

In the routine course of business, Ford Motor Company received a steady flow of news and financial reports from the Wall Street Journal. These dispatches came over the teletype machine on November 22, 1963 describing events from the arrival of President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline in Dallas through the official report of his death several hours later.

Artifact

Dispatch

Date Made

22 November 1963

Subject Date

22 November 1963

Creators

Dow Jones & Co. 

Wall Street Journal (Firm) 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Dearborn 

United States, New York, New York 

Creator Notes

Report from Dow Jones Co. / Wall Street Journal wire service, based in New York, New York. Received at Ford Motor Company offices, Dearborn, Michigan.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

97.1.1798.9

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Theodore H. Mecke, Jr.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Inscriptions

Printed on front: ADD - KENNEDY SHOT / DALLAS - AP - WHEN THE PRESIDENT WAS TAKEN INTO / THE EMERGENCY ROOM A CALL WAS SENT OUT IM / MEDIATELY FOR SOME OF THE TOP SURGICAL SPECIAL- / ISTS 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

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