SANFORD — Nov. 22, 1963, is a date indelibly etched in the memory of many Americans. That was the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, a tragic event that changed the nation forever.

William Lord of Cape Porpoise was in Dallas that day, working as a fledgling ABC News correspondent covering the president’s visit.

He will share his recollections in a program, “Eyewitness to History in the Making: November 23, 1963 in Dallas” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Sanford- Springvale Historical Museum.

Lord is a five-time Emmy Award-winning producer and executive of ABC News. He was vice president of ABC’s Washington News Bureau, executive producer and vice president of “Nightline” with Ted Koppel and “World News Tonight” with Peter Jennings, and executive producer of “Good Morning America.”

Following his retirement, he taught journalism for 14 years at his alma mater, Boston University, before retiring 13 years ago and settling in Cape Porpoise.

There is no fee for the presentation. All are welcome to attend. The museum is located at 505 Main St. in Springvale, and is handicapped accessible.

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