Actor Larry Hagman, best known for his role as “J.R. Ewing” in “Dallas” has died at the age of 81. Hagman also starred in “I Dream of Jeannie.” He died after a battle with cancer and cirrhosis of the liver.
Here’s a video spot Hagman did this year for the Dallas Cowboys to play in Cowboys Stadium for the 2012 NFL Season.
It was 48 years ago today, November 22, 1963, that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Here are a series of videos that bring back the events of the day, beginning with the coverage by Walter Cronkite and a local Dallas TV Station. The final two videos are from the extremely graphic Zapruder film showing the actual assassination itself:
CBS News/Walter Cronkite Coverage of Kennedy Assassination, November 22, 1963
JFK Assassination Coverage on Dallas TV, November 22, 1963
Zapruder Film of the Assassination (WARNING: Very Graphic)
Zapruder Film Closeup (WARNING: Extremely Graphic)
Dan Rather Reports on the Scene at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, where President Kennedy was Pronounced Dead
During a public meeting, Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price tells citizens to “go to hell” after complaining that they were all white. He also called another person who approached him “fat boy.”
A massive snowstorm has started dumping 10″-20″ of snow on the middle part of the U.S. this morning – a storm that is expected to impact up to 100 million people. Blizzard warnings have been issued from Texas to Indiana and beyond. Above is a home video I found on YouTube from Central Missouri as the storm gets underway.
The same storm system has already hit the Dallas area with snow and ice ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl to be played at Cowboys Stadium. Below is video of the snow around the stadium: