Kennedy Assassination: Winston Lawson, Part 1

Winston Lawson talked about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Winston Lawson was the Secret Service agent in charge of… read more

Winston Lawson talked about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Winston Lawson was the Secret Service agent in charge of security in Dallas, and did ten days of advance work before the presidential party’s arrival. He rode in the lead car in the motorcade, just ahead of President Kennedy’s car. 

This is the first of two parts. In this part he talked about his experiences on the presidential detail and the security preparations for Dallas.

This oral history was recorded on September 5, 2003, at the 6th Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Dallas, for the 40th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Location:
Dallas, Texas, United States
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Aug 1, 2009
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