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Nov. 22, 1963

“It’s a real thrill to be here tonight,” said Howard Owens – President, National Geographic Channels – at the World Premiere screening of Killing Kennedy at The Newseum.

“I met with Rob in Los Angeles before we even had a script, and that’s when we just knew Rob had to play this role,” Owens remembers. “I sat staring at Rob, my man crush in full bloom, calculating in my mind just how we were going to land Rob for this role. Rob is not only one of the best and most versatile actors of this generation, Rob is also a student of politics, of people and of history. When he agreed to play JFK, he elevated the status of our channel. No one works harder, and there is no greater partner than Rob Lowe.”