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2013 Texas Book Festival: Kennedy Assassination Panel

Hugh Aynesworth; Allen Childs; Howard Willens

About the Program

From the 18th annual Texas Book Festival in Austin, authors and eyewitnesses to history, Hugh Aynesworth, Allen Childs and Howard Willens, discuss their books on the day President Kennedy was killed in Dallas, November 22, 1963, and the subsequent investigation of his assassination.

About the Authors

Howard Willens

Mr. Willens is an attorney and a historian who practiced law in Washington D.C. He's the only living member of the supervisory staff of the Warren Commission, and his book is based on his journals and letters from that time.  For more information, visit


Allen Childs

Dr. Allen Childs was on scene at Parkland Memorial Hospital when President Kennedy was brought in after being shot.  He is a physician alumnus of Univeristy of Texas Southwestern Medical School.  

Hugh Aynesworth

Mr. Aynesworth is four-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and a former bureau chief of both Newsweek and The Washington Times. He was a reporter for the Dallas Morning News in 1963 and was in Dealy Plaza when President Kennedy was assassinated.  Mr. Aynesworth is a former team leader for ABC's 20/20.  He is also the author or co-author of seven books.  For more information, visit

Program Information

2013 Texas Book Festival: Kennedy Assassination Panel

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, November 30th at 2:30am (ET)
  • Thursday, November 28th at 7:15pm (ET)
  • Sunday, November 17th at 3:15am (ET)
  • Saturday, November 16th at 3:45pm (ET)
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