Nov. 5, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY and National Geographic Channel have partnered on a special tabloid edition: JFK 50 Years Later: Tragedy, Memories, Hope Live On. The special edition looks at the traumatic impact the death of the 35
U.S. president on
Nov. 22, 1963
had on the nation and his enduring legacy.
The 48-page all color special edition includes:
- A close-up look at the making of National Geographic Channel's movie, "Killing Kennedy," which airs at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Sunday, Nov. 10. The movie, based on Bill O'Reilly's best-selling book, stars Rob Lowe as Kennedy. The special edition includes: a Q&A with O'Reilly; a tour of the movie set; and essays by Rob Lowe, who plays JFK, Ginnifer Goodwin, who plays Jacqueline Kennedy, and other stars of the movie.
- A look back at what was going on in the world just moments before the assassination.
- Kennedy's legacy in West Virginia, where he won a crucial primary to win the Democratic presidential nomination in 1960.
- Lingering questions about the investigation into his assassination and a portrait of his killer, Lee Harvey Oswald.
- How the city of Dallas, scarred by the assassination, has moved on.
- A view of what JFK's death meant to kids of the 1960s.
- An essay by a reporter who covered the assassination.
- A look at books, movies and television shows on Kennedy.
The special edition is on newsstands now and can also be ordered online at
on National Geographic Channel. For more information, visit
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, National Geographic Channel (NGC) celebrated its fifth anniversary with the debut of NGC HD. In 2010, the wildlife and natural history cable channel Nat Geo WILD was launched, and in 2011, the Spanish-language network
Nat Geo Mundo
was unveiled. The Channels have carriage with all of the nation's major cable, telco and satellite television providers, with NGC currently available in 84 million U.S. homes. Globally, National Geographic Channel is available in more than 440 million homes in 171 countries and 45 languages. For more information, visit
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