1267page 8 of 979109697 Back.Don Archer Oral HistoryObject Number: 2002.001.0008Category: Oral HistoriesOral history interview subject: Don ArcherOral history interviewer: Gary MackOral history interviewer: Stephen FaginOral history interviewer: Arlinda AbbottType of Object: Oral historyDate: 03/11/2002Credit Line: Oral History Collection/The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey PlazaDimensions: 61 MinutesMedium: Hi-8 videotapeCopyright Info: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza DescriptionVideotaped oral history interview with Don Archer. A Dallas police auto theft detective assigned to the Trade Mart during President Kennedy's visit, Mr. Archer later witnessed Jack Ruby shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald and interviewed Ruby that afternoon. Shortly after Oswald died, Archer informed Ruby that he was going to be charged with murder. Archer testified at Ruby's trial in 1964. Interview conducted at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza on March 11, 2001 by Curator Gary Mack, Associate Curator Stephen Fagin, and Arlinda Abbott. The interview is one hour and one minute long.The video attached to this record is an excerpt. The entire interview is available in our Reading Room to on-site researchers or by submitting a Rights & Reproductions Request Form.Curator's NotesMr. Archer passed away April 26, 2014. - Stephen Fagin, CuratorTags Archer, Don Dallas Police Department Dallas Trade Mart Dallas Trade Mart (OHC) Detectives Jack Ruby (OHC) Jack Ruby trial Law Enforcement (OHC) Lee Harvey Oswald (OHC) Oral histories Oswald, Lee Harvey Ruby, Jack All requests for permission to reproduce, publish or broadcast materials in this collection must be submitted to the Museum's registrar, using the Rights & Reproductions Request Form. Inquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.