Fifty-three years ago yesterday, Jack Ruby murdered Lee Oswald in the basement of a Dallas jail, on November 24, 1963. A couple of recent posts in The Jeffersonian contain comments on this significant event:
To learn more about Lee Oswald, read this excellent memoir by Judyth Vary Baker:
Read Baker’s account of her last phone conversation with Lee Oswald, on pages 519 – 524 of the book.
Lastly, to learn about Lee Oswald’s role in the events of November 22, 1963, at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, read:
For all the sobering material in these publications, Happy Thanksgiving, for the day and for the whole season. November 24 happens to fall on Thanksgiving this year, but I didn’t see any reason to publish this post on the holiday. So it appears the day after.