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Dallas Times Herald newspaper with a cover story about the Ruby-Oswald shooting

Object Number: 1999.027.0337
Publication: Dallas Times Herald
Collector: Ruth Marble
Type of Object: Newspaper
Dimensions: Overall: 23 x 15 1/2 in. (58.4 x 39.4 cm)
Medium: Newsprint
Dallas Times Herald newspaper dated November 25, 1963, with a cover story about the Ruby-Oswald shooting. Most of the cover is taken up with a photograph of the moment Jack Ruby, a Dallas nightclub owner, shot accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald as Oswald was being transferred from Dallas Police headquarters to the county jail. The photo was taken by Bob Jackson, who later won the Pulitzer Prize for it. The newspaper includes stories about Oswald and about the state funeral of President John F. Kennedy.

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