/// ‘All Showbiz Mourns JFK’: How Variety Covered the Aftermath of Assassination

November 22, 2013  |  Variety

Fifty years ago, Variety, in its own unique way, put a price tag on what the marathon television news coverage and abrupt shuttering of film, TV and legit productions cost showbiz in the wake of John F. Kennedy’s assassination: $40 million. But bottom-line considerations were superfluous to the shock in Hollywood on Nov. 22, 1963,… Read more

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