Death of JFK in Dallas, deadlines in Darlington

I guess it was near 7 pm UK time when I heard the flash. President John F Kennedy had been shot at 12:30 pm Texas time. I was 20 miles from the offices in Darlington, where I’d just been entrusted with the editorship of the Northern Echo (circulation: 100,000) It was, and is, a regional morning daily … Continue reading Death of JFK in Dallas, deadlines in Darlington