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Lee Harvey Oswald Shooting

Lee Harvey Oswald's Mug Shot

Lee Harvey Oswald's Mug Shot

Dallas, Texas
Monday, December 24, 2012

The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas hosts five eyewitnesses of the Lee Harvey Oswald shooting, including news reporters and the police detective who was handcuffed to the prisoner. Oswald was suspected of killing President Kennedy and was being transported to the Dallas courthouse when Jack Ruby shot him in the basement of the police department on November 24, 1963. Oswald died hours later. Panelists discuss their experiences from that day and talk about the impact of the event on the media and on their lives.

From the Collections of The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
KRLD-TV footage, KDFW Collection
George Reid Film, George Reid Collection
KLIF Radio footage, Steve Eberhart Collection

Additional Footage and Images
WBAP-TV footage, Courtesy KXAS-TV/NBC5-Dallas Fort Worth
Oswald shooting photographs, Courtesy Bob Jackson

Updated: Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:40pm (ET)

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