Kelly: Omaha TV anchor packed for Dallas to cover JFK story with a baby on the way
In this famous photo taken by Iowa native Cecil Stoughton, Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as president of the United States of America in the cabin of the presidential plane as Jacqueline Kennedy stands by his side.
Posted: Saturday, November 23, 2013 12:00 am
» When the bulletin of President John F. Kennedy's assassination was announced on radio, new Omaha television anchor Steve Bell was at home with his wife, Joyce, who was about to give birth to their first child.
Because phone lines were jammed, an assignment editor ran several blocks from WOW-TV, rang the Bells' bell and said, “Pack for Dallas!”
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Saturday, November 23, 2013 12:00 am.