Lee Harvey Oswald

American former marine who assassinated John F. Kennedy

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Lee Harvey Oswald: American former marine who assassinated John F. Kennedy
Lee Harvey Oswald was a former U.S. Marine and a self-described Marxist who assassinated United States President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.


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Today in History for November 24th

Highlights of this day in history: Jack Ruby fatally shoots Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas; Charles Darwin publishes theory of evolution; Hijacker known as D.B. Cooper parachutes out of plane with ransom.. - Published

Oswald holds press conference

Nov. 23, 1963: Lee Harvey Oswald speaks with gathered members of the press and claims that he has yet to receive legal assistance. He also said bruise on his eye came from a policeman who hit him.
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Police captain on second person of interest

Nov. 23, 1963: CBS News correspondent Nelson Benton speaks with Captain G.D. King, administrative officer of the Dallas Police Department, about a second person of interest – a co-worker of Lee..
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Who is Lee Harvey Oswald?

Nov. 24, 1963: CBS News takes a look at the life of the man accused of assassinating President Kennedy. Lee Harvey Oswald is described as a loner who had trouble fitting in, as well as a supporter of..
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Man admits drug-dealing at Mutiny Festival where two died

Lee Harvey pleads guilty to supplying Class A and Class B drugs at the 2018 Mutiny Festival.
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Detective escorted Lee Harvey Oswald as assassin struck

Lawman was handcuffed to the man accused of shooting JFK as a nightclub owner stepped forward with a gun.
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James Leavelle, detective handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald, dies at 99

A man who was in one of the most famous photographs in U.S. history. Detective James Leavelle was handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when he was shot. John Dickerson takes a look back at that infamous..
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Former Dallas detective famously photographed escorting Lee Harvey Oswald dies at 99

Jim Leavelle, the Dallas police detective who handcuffed himself to Lee Harvey Oswald in a vain attempt to protect him two days after Oswald had assassinated President John Kennedy, died on Thursday at..
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