CBS Evening News

The 50th: Remembering JFK

The 50th: Remembering JFK Programming

CBS 11 News and CBSDFW.COM features coverage of the ongoing commemoration events and in-depth looks at Kennedy’s presidency from all angles, including the space race, civil rights and foreign policy.

11/18/2013

The journalists pictured all covered the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It was the first time televised reports "went live" from the field. (credit: CBS 11 News)

In Their Own Words: Remembering The JFK Assassination

In honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, CBS 11 News interviewed many people who remember that fateful day in history. Here are some of their stories.

11/18/2013

Ken Foote (photo courtesy Ken Foote)

Congratulations, CBS Evening News!

One of the most prestigious and iconic TV network evening newscasts in America is the CBS Evening News. And half of the show’s anchors have had ties to Texas.

CBS 11–09/04/2013

Kennedy-Cronkite

The Importance Of Breaking News

You have probably seen breaking news interruptions on the commercial television stations. And depending on your own personal circumstances, these are either a blessing or a curse!

08/08/2012

Former CBS anchor Walter Cronkite testifies on February 20, 1991, in Washington, D.C. before the U.S. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs concerning the Pentagon rules on media access to the Persian Gulf War. (credit: LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images)

The Last CBS Evening News With Walter Cronkite

Whew! Tell me that it is not been 31 years since Walter Cronkite signed off as the anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News.

03/06/2012

RW - Whitt's End

Whitt’s End 11.18.11

Whether you’ve reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt’s End:

11/18/2011

Dan Rather, former CBS News anchor and host of a show on HDNet, speaks during a ceremony which honors the year's best communications initiatives in the cable television industry. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Dan Rather Nearing 5 Years At HDNet & 80th Birthday

When Dan Rather took a job to create a news program at Mark Cuban’s HDNet, it felt like a television version of a rebound relationship.

08/22/2011

Lance Armstrong prepares to take part in the Cancer Council Classic cycling race in Adelaide on January 16, 2011. (credit: Mark Gunter/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Teammate Says Lance Armstrong Promoted Doping

Former teammate Tyler Hamilton says Lance Armstrong encouraged, promoted and took part in doping in an effort to win the Tour de France in 1999 and beyond.

05/23/2011

Lance Armstrong prepares to take part in the Cancer Council Classic cycling race in Adelaide on January 16, 2011. (credit: Mark Gunter/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Teammate Says Lance Armstrong Injected EPO

Tyler Hamilton, a former teammate of Lance Armstrong, said that he used performance-enhancing drugs with the seven-time Tour de France winner.

05/20/2011

"60 Minutes" correspondent Scott Pelley attends the George Foster Peabody Awards on June 16, 2008 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. (credit: Will Ragozzino/Getty Images)

Pelley Named New “CBS Evening News” Anchor

Scott Pelley, one the most experienced reporters in broadcast journalism, will fill the “CBS Evening News” chair being vacated by Katie Couric.

05/03/2011