Thu November 21, 2013
Kennedy's 'Vital and Useful' Life Inspired Naming of Louisville Bridge in His Honor
The world will mark the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination Friday.
Here in Louisville, just days before the tragedy, state and local leaders were preparing to dedicate a new, but still unnamed bridge connecting Louisville and southern Indiana.
Doug Proffitt and his colleagues at WHAS Television have spent about a month searching the station’s film archive for a report on the convergence of events that led to the naming of the John F. Kennedy Bridge.
WFPL’s Rick Howlett spoke with Doug Proffitt about what they found.