The man in the cowboy hat handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when he was shot by Jack Ruby, is set to receive the police commendation award.
At 92, Leavelle still draws a crowd and signs autographs, as the man who was with Lee Harvey Oswald on the day he was killed. But 71 years ago, he was also a witness to another horrific historic event.
In the turbulent hours following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, many were uncertain about what to do, but medical examiner Earl Rose knew one thing: The shooting happened in Dallas, and it was his job to do an autopsy on anyone slain in the city.
The Dallas/Fort Worth radio and TV market has a history of radio and TV personalities who later felt called to public service. As we are on the eve of the Michigan and Arizona Republican Presidential primaries, it made me think about this.
The simple wooden coffin that was supposed to be Lee Harvey Oswald’s final resting place will soon have a new resting place of its own after a mystery bidder bought it at auction for more than $87,000.
An auction house that put Lee Harvey Oswald’s coffin on the market has extended by two hours the deadline to make bids, after receiving a rush of last-minute offers.
While you may not want any of it, you can now own some very macabre pieces of local history.
Dallas Police Chief David Brown next week will honor the man who discovered the body of slain police officer J.D. Tippit and reported it just 45 minutes after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Monday marks the 47th anniversary of the JFK assassination in Dallas.
There are a few Kennedy-related sites and stories around Dallas / Fort Worth that sometimes get overlooked. Here’s the local guide to the do-it-yourself Kennedy tour.
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