Bob Jackson Oral History

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Videotaped oral history interview with Bob Jackson -- In 1963, Mr. Jackson was a photographer with The Dallas Times Herald. On November 22, 1963, he covered the arrival at Love Field and, while riding in the motorcade, spotted a rifle in the sixth floor window of the Depository building. From Parkland Hospital, he went to Dallas Police headquarters. On Sunday, he captured a legendary image of Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald, which later won the Pulitzer Prize. Mr. Jackson recorded a videotaped oral history interview on 11/22/1993, and he also participated in a videotaped panel discussion at The Sixth Floor Museum on 10/23/2003. In addition, he gave a videotaped lecture at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza on 2/28/2007.

Date
1993-11-22

Collection
Oral History Collection

Object Number
1993.011.0018

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