• Short Summary

    Mrs. J. D. Tippit at news conference 21 January in which she promised the nation?

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    Mrs. J. D. Tippit at news conference 21 January in which she promised the nation she would try to use the more than $600,000 given in memory of her husband "as God would have us to." Patrolman Tippit was shot to death Nov. 22 allegedly by Lee Oswald. The news conference was held at City Hall. Mrs. Tippit, dressed in black, broke once when she was asked how her children reacted to their father's death. Mrs. Tippit said she had not yet decided what to do with the money, but had advisers to help her.

    Interview by NBC's Ray Scherer with Carl Rowan, former newspapermen who has been named to succeed Edward R. Murrow as director of the United States Information Agency. Mr. Rowan, now Ambassador to Finland, will hold one of the highest government post ever held by a Negro. He will be the first of his race to sit in on meetings of the National Security Council. Murrow resigned because of ill-health. He said he was recovering from an operation that removed a cancerous lung, but would not be able to direct the agency for months to come. Rowan is 33 years old, is a former Deputy Secretary of State for Public Affairs. He has to be confirmed in his new job by the Senate, but no difficulty is anticipated.

    Statement on arrival at Washington by Panama's chief negotiator, Miguel Moreno. He is in Washington to present Panama's case to the council of the Organization of American States.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6PU1LR59P6VH6O3PUPTHUAOQM
    Media URN:
    VLVA6PU1LR59P6VH6O3PUPTHUAOQM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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