TV Guide Magazine for January 25-31, 1964, "America's Long Vigil"

Summary

This issue of TV Guide documented the unprecedented four-day, uninterrupted television coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the succession of President Lyndon B. Johnson and the national mourning. Produced a mere two months after the tragedy, this extraordinary issue recounted the hour-by-hour events, the television anchors and reporters who stayed on duty, and provided the reader with a memorial souvenir.

This issue of TV Guide documented the unprecedented four-day, uninterrupted television coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the succession of President Lyndon B. Johnson and the national mourning. Produced a mere two months after the tragedy, this extraordinary issue recounted the hour-by-hour events, the television anchors and reporters who stayed on duty, and provided the reader with a memorial souvenir.

Artifact

Magazine (Periodical)

Date Made

25 January 1964

Subject Date

22 November 1963-25 November 1963

Creators

Triangle Publications, Inc. 

Williams, Arthur, artist 

Place of Creation

United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 

Creator Notes

Cover illustration by Arthur Williams. Published by Time Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.110.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 5.25 in

Thickness: .188 in

Inscriptions

Text on front cover: A SPECIAL SECTION YOU WILL WANT TO KEEP / TV / GUIDE / AMERICA'S LONG VIGIL / A permanent record / of what we watched / on television from / Nov.22 to 25, 1963 / Plus Regular Features...

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