Three Shots Rang Out: The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later

  • by Darren Reynolds
  • Narrated by Diane Sawyer
  • 2 hrs and 0 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

This edition of Three Shots Rang Out: The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later is an audio-only ABC News special created exclusively for Audible and hosted by ABC World News Anchor Diane Sawyer. Sawyer takes listeners back to Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963, for a “you are there” exploration of the day of U.S. President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Key moments include:


The very first reports of the assassination of President Kennedy.
Eyewitness accounts from that day in history and their reflections 50 years later.
Highlights from key newsmakers of the day.
Go inside the ABC News Radio newsroom as anchors sift through incoming bulletins on the shooting of President Kennedy.
Hear from Gayle Newman, the woman who was nearest to the president’s limousine when he was shot; Aubrey Reich and Dennis McGuire, two young paramedics who found themselves in the middle of history; and Gladys Johnson who rented the room where Lee Harvey Oswald was staying that day he when he left for work at the Texas School Book Depository.
Hear expanded interviews with Dr. Ronald Jones, who was bedside for both President Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald; and Pierce Allman, a reporter who happened to run into Oswald as he was asking for instructions to the nearest phone.
Plus, expanded coverage of President Kennedy’s funeral, and a look at the controversies surrounding the Kennedy assassination with political historian Larry Sabato.

These real time audio reports, eyewitness recollections from 1963, and new analysis make for a powerful experience of this fateful day in recent history.

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Audible Editor Reviews

ABC News has created exclusively for Audible the free to download historical audiobook Three Shots Rang Out: The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later, by Senior Editor of ABC News Radio Darren Reynolds and narrated by ABC World News anchor and world-renown television journalist Diane Sawyer. Listeners are taken back over 50 years to that fateful day in 1963 when well-respected U.S President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, the killer never caught. Listeners hear the before, during and after accounts of those first responders on the scene. Available now from Audible.

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It's an interesting retelling of the story of the day of the Kennedy assassination.
I liked the fact that they included their interviews with the people years after the event.


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Cheerleaders for the Warren Commission

ABC radios 50th anniversary romp through the audio archive of the dreadful JFK assassination. As a previous reviewer has already noted there is nothing new revealed.
Diane Sawyer sticks very much to the official party line and Earl Warren if he were still alive today would certainly have approved of and enjoyed this show. Another controlled main stream media masterpiece, no wonder they gave it away for free.
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- Mark Lynch

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-11-2013
  • Publisher: ABC News