Nov 22

56th Anniversary Program: Living History with Bill Mercer


Free program | Reservations required Reporting live from police headquarters, KRLD broadcaster Bill Mercer was the first to inform Lee Harvey Oswald he had been charged with the murder of President Kennedy. A member of the Texas Radio Hall of Fame and co-author of "When the News Went Live: Dallas 1963," Mercer will interact with classrooms around the world and a live Museum audience on the anniversary of the assassination. Join us for this free Distance Learning Spotlight Session, followed by a moment of silence to recognize the 56th anniversary of the assassination at 12:30 p.m. This Living History conversation, moderated by Museum Curator Stephen Fagin, will be enhanced with images and video footage from the Museum collections.


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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
411 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75202
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Reservation required. Program-only ticket for Living History with Bill Mercer does not include admission to the permanent exhibit John F. Kennedy and the Memory of a Nation on the sixth floor.