• Short Summary

    MONEY HAS BEEN POURING INTO THE FUND ORGANISED TO SUPPORT THE FAMILY OF PATROLMAN J.D.TIPPITT,?

  • Description

    MONEY HAS BEEN POURING INTO THE FUND ORGANISED TO SUPPORT THE FAMILY OF PATROLMAN J.D.TIPPITT, THE DALLAS POLICEMAN SHOT WHILST ATTEMPTING TO ARREST PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S ALLEGED KILLER.

    INSIDE DALLAS POLICE STATION, THREE ACCOUNTANTS AND SIX POLICEMEN ARE HANDLING THE CONTRIBUTIONS SENT TO THE FUND WHICH NOW TOTALS 50,000 DOLLARS.THE AVERAGE SUM DONATED BY MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS ABOUT FIVE DOLLARS.

    HALF THE MONEY RAISED CAME FROM THE DALLAS GARMENT MANUFACTURER, ABRAHAM SEPRUDER, WHO WAS GIVEN 25,000 DOLLARS FOR THE FILM HE TOOK OF THE MOTORCADE THE PRECISE MOMENT PRESIDENT KENNEDY WAS SHOT."LIFE" MAGAZINE'S CHEQUE WENT DIRECT TO THE FUND.THE MORTGAGE OF MRS.TIPPITT'S HOME HAS BEEN PAID BY A PHILADELPHIA PUBLISHER.

    MESSAGES OF SYMPATHY HAVE ALSO FLOWED TO MRS.TIPPITT.PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S BROTHER, ROBERT, AND PRESIDENT JOHNSON HIMSELF, HAVE TELEPHONED THEIR REGRETS.BUT NOW IT SEEMS AS THOUGH THE POLICEMAN'S WIDOW WHO SAID, "I DEPENDED ON MY HUSBAND SO MUCH.THE PROBLEM OF RAISING THREE CHILDREN SUDDENLY SEEMS TOO GREAT " WILL AT LEAST HAVE FINANCIAL SECURITY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5A53JH9U2WVHNFJFPM7WG94SC
    Media URN:
    VLVA5A53JH9U2WVHNFJFPM7WG94SC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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