Betty Cole Dukert on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

The Interviews: An Oral History of Television

The Interviews: An Oral History of Television

Meet the Press producer Betty Cole Dukert describes her experiences following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, both personal and professional:

"At some point we got a message from NBC that all programming would be cancelled for the next three days, so that did away with our whole show...I went to the grocery store that night and I can remember people crying just walking around."

Watch Betty Cole Dukert's full interview, where she discusses her five-decade tenure at Meet the Press.

TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews

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