What time was the announcement of President Kennedy’s assassination made on TV?

The announcement of President Kennedy’s assassination was made on TV at 1:40 P.M. EST on Friday, November 22, 1963.

On CBS, “As the World Turns” was interrupted by Walter Cronkite with the news bulletin.

Actress Helen Wagner had just been saying, “I gave it a great deal of thought, Grandpa,” when the episode was cut off.

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