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50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-11-22

Duration: 00:05:47

Subjects: Lipsey, Richard A., 1930- | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Assassination


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Woods, Virnado Editor
  • Lipsey, Richard Interviewee


This segment from the November 22, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. She interviews Richard Lipsey, a native of Baton Rouge, who served as a junior officer in the United States Army for the Military District of Washington during the Kennedy Administration. He discusses his role in protecting President Kennedy’s body during the autopsy and helping to prepare his body for burial.