The Shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald

Former homicide detective James Leavelle talked about the morning Lee Harvey Oswald was shot by Jack Ruby in Dallas, Texas, on November 24,… read more

Former homicide detective James Leavelle talked about the morning Lee Harvey Oswald was shot by Jack Ruby in Dallas, Texas, on November 24, 1963. At the time of the shooting Oswald was in police custody on suspicion of assassinating President John F. Kennedy two days earlier. Mr. Leavelle was Oswald’s police escort when Jack Ruby killed him in the midst of police, reporters, and live television cameras. Mr. Leavelle showed some slides during his presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience, including Clint Hill.

“The Shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald” was the inaugural session of a National Law Enforcement Museum Discussion Series “Witness to History.” close

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

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  • Craig W. Floyd Chair and CEO National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
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The Shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 6, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 7, 2011

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  • Aug 06, 2011 | 6:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 06, 2011 | 10:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 11:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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