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Lee Harvey Oswald’s Interrogations.

Nov 22nd 1963.


Mary Ferrell Foundation.

Detention and Death of Lee Harvey Oswald.

The Warren Commission Report: An early critique by Sylvia Meagher.

Prayer Man website.

Malcolm Blunt Archive.

Contact me.

Justice in the sixties: conviction at all costs.

Dallas Observer.

Dallas Morning News Aug 30th 1949.

Crime rate figures presented through Dallas City Hall.

The Texas Monthly.

Bill Decker.

Bill Richburg.

Travis Kirk.

Texas Monthly in Sept. 2007.

Jon Sparling.

NYT article from the 2002

The Sparling manual.

The Law and Henry Wade.

Centre for Public Integrity.

Brady violation.

The Innocence Project.

Watkins described Wade’s tenure.

The Guardian.

Henry Wade’s Tough Justice

The existence of 15,000 pages.


Recording the Interrogations.

Will Fritz’s notes in 1996.

Assignment Oswald.

Forrest Sorrels’ handwritten notes.

Pre-report made after the first interrogation.

Fritz’s WC testimony.

Bill Alexander.

No More Silence.

Elmo T. Cunningham.

Ronnie Duggar at 10:17.

Will Fritz HSCA.

Thomas Kelley’s W.C. testimony.

James Hosty Church Committee testimony.

Charles Dhority’s W.C. testimony.

Harry Dean Holmes.

You took notes, just read them for yourself, if you want to refresh your memory”

Henry wade Warren Commission testimony.

Dallas Morning News from Nov 21 1993.

World Journal Tribune – Bob Considine Mar 24 1967.


The Settings on the 3rd floor of City Hall.

Third floor diagram Dallas Police Department.

F.B.I. and Secret Service agents.

Photo: Darryl Heikes. UNT.

DPD chief Jesse Curry talking to the press in the corridor. UNT.


Timeline of Oswald’s Interrogations.

Nov 22nd 1963.

13:50 Lee Harvey Oswald is arrested at the Texas Theater.

Gerald Hill’s W.C. testimony.

Paul Bentley during his Oral History Interview for the Sixth Floor Museum at 18:30.

Alek James Hidell research published in 2021.

14:00 Oswald is brought in to the 3rd floor inside City Hall.

Richard Trask’s Pictures of The Pain.

Oswald arriving at City Hall.

Charles Truman Walker HSCA statement.

FBI statement Paul Bentley Feb 3rd 1964.

Bentley is interviewed in the hallway.

Initial Questioning of Oswald inside the D.P.D.

Jim Leavelle.

Joseph Ball asked Leavelle if he had ever spoken to Oswald before this interrogation (page 269).

Joe Nick Patoski.

Jim Leavelle’s report.

Jim Leavelle’s Oral History video from the 6th floor museum

Jim Leavelle’s W.C. testimony.

Jim Leavelle’s testimony part 2.

Joseph McBride Into The Nightmare (page 319).

Jim Leavelle Oral History video from 2008 (at 10:45).

Joe R. Cody.

Today Cedar Hill (Duncanville, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 6, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 26, 2001.

Joe Cody 1989 interview.

Joe Cody “40 people, 40 stories”.

Lieutenant T.L. Baker report at UNT (page 4).

14:15 – 14:25 Oswald Questioned by Gus F. Rose and Richard S. Stovall.

Bob Carroll W.C. testimony.

The joint report made up with Gus Rose and John Adamcik.

Richard Stovall’s  W.C. testimony.

Gus Rose’s  W.C. testimony.

Gus Rose.

Article in 1998 for D Magazine.

Richard Sims’ WC. testimony.

Elmer Boyd and Will Fritz leaving the T.S.B.D. Pic.: William Allen. Portal Of Texas History.

Elmer Boyd W.C. testimony.

NBC timeline.

14:30 – 16:05 First Interrogation by Will Fritz.

John Will Fritz.

Will Fritz W.C. testimony.

Will Fritz notes ARRB in 1997.

Will Fritz notes. From: Mary Ferrell.

Will Fritz WC testimony.

Nat Pinkston.

Donald Rumsfeld’s knowns & unknowns speech.

Elmer Boyd.

Elmer Boyd Warren Commission testimony.

HSCA testimony Elmer Boyd.

“Capturing Oswald”

Elmer Boyd video for the Sixth Floor Museum.

Harold Weisberg noted this already decades ago.

Richard Sims’ Warren Commission testimony.

14:55 Oswald’s photo appears on the wire.

6th Floor Museum with Fred Kaufman.

15:00 – 15:15 Hosty and Bookhout join Captain Fritz.

James Bookhout describing their entry.

Bookhout describes in a report from Nov 29

Interview for the Society of Former Special agents of the F.B.I. in 2006.

James Hosty Warren Commission testimony.

Assignment Oswald.

Hosty notes.

Hosty notes.

James Hosty papers which were made public by the ARRB in 1997

Hosty papers.

The James Hosty Oswald Interrogation notes.

Joint Hosty/Bookhout report.

Assignment Oswald.

Hidell ID article.

Assignment Oswald.

Hoover makes a half hearted attempt weeks later.

Hosty’s HSCA testimony.

Hosty Church Committee testimony Dec 5th 1975.

Hosty Church Committee testimony Dec 12th 1975.

Hosty Church Committee testimony Dec 13th 1975.

HSCA staff review interview on the 25th August 1978.

Malcolm Blunt Archives.

James Bookhout.

Will Fritz WC testimony.

James Bookhout W.C. testimony.

James Bookhout joint statement with James Hosty.

The destruction of Lee Harvey Oswald’s alibi and the invention of the second floor lunchroom encounter.

James Bookhout report Nov 25 1963.

15:01 J Edgar Hoover tells RFK he thinks Oswald is the man who killed the President.

J Edgar Hoover DOJ document from the Malcolm Blunt Archive.

15:15 Robert E. Jones of the 112th INTC contacts the D.O.J./F.B.I.

D.O.J. report Nov 22 1963.

FBI Report Nov 22 1963 Malcolm Blunt Archive.

USSS report from Dec 5 1963.

FBI report Nov 22 1963.

HSCA April 4th 1977.

HSCA April 28th 1977.

Secret cable of the 4th Army Command to the Strike Command on the evening of Nov 22nd 1963.

Don Stringfellow HSCA interview on Oct 26 1977.

Robert E Jones H.S.C.A Nov 28 1978.

15:15 Nicholas Katzenbach wants to release a statement of Oswald’s Guilt.

FBI Clyde Tolson Nov 22 1963.

16:00 Interrogated by Forrest Sorrels.

Part 1 of Forrest Sorrels’ WC testimony.

Part 3 of Forrest Sorrels’ WC testimony.

Preliminary interview of Forrest J. Sorrels by Samuel A. Stern for the W.C. April 10 1964 (pages 5 & 6).

William Patterson Schweiker Committee interview.

Winston Lawson W.C testimony.

16:25 Hosty and Sorrels meet briefly.

James Hosty handwritten notes (page 3).

USSS Agent William Patterson in his Nov. 25th report.

William Patterson Schweiker Committee interview Nov 21 1975  (page 18).

James Hosty W.C. testimony.

Fred Kaufman seen behind Elmer Boyd and Lee Oswald.

16:30 Oswald is being frisked again.

The alleged bus ticket found on Lee Oswald.

FBI report on Richard Sims from Nov 25th 1963.

Marlin G. Hall.

16:35 First line-up with Helen Markham.

Line-up notes by Jim Leavelle.

People present in Oswald’s first line-up.

W.E. Perry W.C. testimony.

Richard Clark W.C. testimony.

Elmer Boyd W.C.testimony.

Don Ables is asked by his jail supervisor to join in on very short notice.

Jim Leavelle W.C. testimony.

Will Fritz W.C. testimony.

Jim Leavelle W.C. testimony.

Helen Markham.

CE 1974.

Video of Markham at 0:31.

The Realist from Sept. 1964.

Helen Markham W.C. testimony.

Will Fritz.

Will Fritz W.C. testimony.

L.C. Graves.

L.C. Graves W.C. testimony.

L.C. Graves in Larry Sneed’s No More Silence.

Jim Leavelle.

Jim Leavelle W.C. testimony.

Jim Leavelle Into The Nightmare (page 482).

16:15 J Edgar Hoover Contacts Assistant AG Norbert Schlei.

J Edgar Hoover report to Norbert Schlei.

16:20 – 18:20 Second Interrogation.

Elmer Boyd’s W.C. testimony.

Marrion Baker.

Marvin Johnson.

Marrion Baker HSCA interview (pages 2 & 3).

Roger Craig.

Jesse Curry in the evening of the 22nd..

James Bookhout report Nov 23rd.

Roger Craig Fort Worth Star Telegram Nov 23rd.

Roger Craig WC testimony.

Roger Craig Clay Shaw trial.

Will Fritz WC testimony.

Fritz barely knows Craig.

Will Fritz W.C. testimony.

Alan Belmont of the FBI compiles a report which is sent to Clyde Tolson.

18:20 Second line-up for Cecil McWatters, Ted Callaway and Sam Guinyard

Cecil McWatters handwritten affidavit.

Cecil McWatters W.C. testimony.

Gokay Hasan Yusuf.

Harold Weisberg.

Jim Leavelle report.

Jim Leavelle W.C. testimony.

Ted Calloway handwritten report.

Ted Calloway typed report.

Sam Guinyard handwritten report.

Sam Guinyard typed report.

Sam Guinyard W.C. testimony.

Ted Calloway W.C. testimony.

Sam Guinyard W.C. testimony.

Ted Callaway W.C. testimony.

Accessories After the Fact (page 258).

Domingo Benavides report.

Domingo Benavides WC testimony.

19:03 Arraigned for the murder of J.D. Tippit.

Will Fritz WC. testimony.

Richard Sims WC testimony.

Elmer Boyd WC testimony.

David Johnston WC testimony.

Oswald leaving room 317 after his ‘arraignment’.

Second version  of Oswald leaving room 317 without audio.

Oswald filmed further down the same corridor.

Jim Lehrer Daily Beast.

19:40 Interrogation by Manning Clements.

Manning Clements.

James Bookhout.

Manning Clements’ Report Nov 23 1963.

Manning Clements WC testimony.

Report by M.G. Hall.

Manning Clements’ WC testimony.

Alek James Hidell ID.

19:55 Third line-up for the Davis sisters.

Jim Leavelle notes on the Davis Sister’s line-up.

Affidavit of Barbara Jeanette Davis.

Affidavit of Virginia Davis.

USSS report Barbara Jeanette Davis.

USSS report Virginia Davis.

Virginia Davis W.C. testimony (page 11).

Barbara Jeanette Davis March 12th 1964 F.B.I. affidavit.

W.C. testimony of Barbara Jeanette Davis

Virginia Davis W.C. testimony.

19:50 Oswald exclaims to be a patsy.

Hank Moore WC testimony.

Oswald declared himself a patsy.

Henry Wade.

Henry Wade Warren Commission.

Jim Allen.

Jim Allen death penalty prosecutions.

Henry Wade’s press conference shortly after Oswald’s.

Jim Hosty also writes a report mentioning Allen on Dec 20th 1963.

19:55 Third interrogation.

Bill Alexander – No More Silence.

20:45 Buell Wesley Frazier is brought in.

Where Were You by Gus Russo and Harry Moses.

Irving Police Station.

Richmond Times Dispatch.

Buell Wesley Frazier on his Will Fritz interrogation video.

Frazier also discusses Fritz and the Lee Enfield rifle at the AARC.

Buell Frazier and Hugh Aynesworth video.

Gus Rose behind Buell Wesley Frazier. Photo: Jim Murray – Black Star. ROKC Scan of the Richard E. Sprague Collection at the National Archives.

Buell Frazier lie detector test documents.

Detective R.D. Lewis was the polygraph operator while Frazier was questioned about the so called bag.

21:00 Oswald has paraffin casts made followed up by fingerprints and palm prints taken.

Fingerprints documents from UNT.

Lee Oswald’s finger prints were taken a few times while being under arrest. From UNT.

A video of this scene in the 3rd floor hallway.

W.E. Barnes’ WC testimony.

Carl Day WC testimony.

Johnny Hicks WC testimony.

Richard Bernabei.

Ramparts Magazine (page 4).

Letter from the Texas A.G. and specifically in a report submitted by Richard Sims and Elmer Boyd.

21:00 Interrogation by John Adamcik.

John P. Adamcik.

John P Adamcik WC testimony.

Dallas Times Herald/The Portal to Texas History.

Adamcik, who spoke Russian.

21:00-23:00 Bill Alexander wants to charge Oswald for killing J.F.K. as part of an international communist conspiracy.

Charge Oswald with the murder of J.F.K. as part of an international communist conspiracy with malice and forethought.

Waggoner Carr Interview with William Manchester on Sept 22nd 1964 (page 14).

Nicholas Katzenbach in an interview with William Manchester (page 47).

Oswald being charged with the murder of JFK as part of an international communist conspiracy.

Oswald’s case report.

Earl Golz in Nov 1975, Bill Alexander.

David Johnston speaks to Earl Golz as well, in 1975.

21:30 The Howard Brennan Line-up.

Howard Brennan statement for the Sheriffs Dept. on Nov 22.

Howard Brennan’s W.C. testimony.

“Card stating Brennan

Howard Brennan W.C. testimony.

WC memo from Samuel Stern and John Hart Ely to J. Lee Rankin April 7th 1964.

Will Fritz W.C. testimony.

Forrest Sorrels.

Forrest Sorrels by William Manchester. RG 233, BOX 290-JFK Task Force, Numbered File (page 7).

Preliminary interview of Forrest J Sorrels by Samuel A. Stern for the W.C. April 10 1964.

Winston Lawson W.C. testimony.

23:00 Greg Olds, Greer Raggio, Otto Mullinax and L.N.D. Wells Jnr. arrive at D.P.D.

Ronnie Duggar.

Brandon L. Lovely.

Greg Olds.

Greer Raggio.

Otto Mullinax.

L.N.D. Wells.

Internal communique ACLU document.

Charles Webster.

Captain Glenn King.

David Johnston.

Oswald is heard complaining to the press about not having any legal representation.

Greg Olds’ WC testimony.

Professor Charles Webster.

Will Fritz WC testimony.

NYT Dec 6th 1963.

23:30 The Press ask to see Oswald.

Vincent Drain in Larry Sneed’s No More Silence.

Vincent Drain video.

23:45 Alfred D. Hodge arrives at the D.P.D.

Alfred D. Hodge statements.

Alfred Hodge W.C. testimony.

Alfred Hodge H.S.C.A. interview.

Nov 23rd 1963.

00:15 Oswald’s Press Conference.

Retired Dallas Police Chief Jesse Curry Reveals His Personal JFK Assassination File by Jesse Curry (page 76).

Four Days In November.

The same press conference as shown by CNN in 2013.

The 60’s: The JFK Assassination.

Winston Lawson W.C. testimony.

Greg Olds’ WC testimony.

Ronald Dugger in The Texas Observer, May 1964. From the Waggoner Carr Archives.

12:23 Oswald is booked in jail.

Oswald is officially booked in jail at 12:23 AM.

00:25 Henry Wade’s Press Conference.

Henry Wade press conference.

The Day Kennedy Was Killed by Jim Bishop, chapter 12 Midnight.

FBI Report Jim Bishop July 17 1968.

Henry Wade.

Henry Wade WC testimony.

00:40 Oswald’s Mug Shot and fingerprints.

Lee Oswald b&w mug shot.

Lee Oswald standing with officers.

Lee Oswald colour mugshot.

01:35 Oswald’s Arraignment for the Murder of J.F.K.

Jail release slip Oswald 00:35 hrs.

First reaction about the Warren Report by Sylvia Meagher in Sept 1964.

David Johnston speaking to the press after Wade’s press conference.

David Johnston’s  W.C. testimony.

Jesse Curry W.C. testimony.

Retired Dallas Police Chief Jesse Curry Reveals His Personal JFK Assasssination File by Jesse Curry (1969).

Into The Nightmare by Joe McBride (Pages 235/236).

M.W. Stevenson on Oswald’s arraignment to NBC’s Tom Petit.

M.W. Stevenson.

M.G. Hall report Nov 22 1963.

Wilson F Warren report April 11th 1964.

USSS report by Thomas J Kelley Dec 5th 1963.

David Johnston WC testimony.

Henry Wade W.C. testimony.

Timothy Cweik.

The Philadelphia Bulletin (page 1 & page 2).

James Hosty affidavit in WC Document 5 (page 400).

Assignment Oswald.

Cuero Record from Nov 24 1963.

Mattoon Journal Gazette on Dec 13 1968.

DPD statement by Elmer Boyd.

T.L. Baker W.C. testimony.

T.L. Baker’s Report.

Robert Oswald WC testimony.

Page 7 of the report by T.L. Baker.

10:35 – 11:30 Fourth interrogation.

Oswald jail release slip.

Captain Glenn D. King to journalist Holland McCombs.

Robert Irvine Nash.

Will Fritz notes (page 2).

Will Fritz notes (page 3).

Will Fritz W.C. testimony.

J  Edgar Hoover Jan. 3rd 1964.

Vince Drain Dec 4 1963.

Will Fritz notes (page 4).

Thomas Kelley.

USSS Thomas Kelley statement Nov 23 1963.

James Bookhout Nov 23 1963.

James Bookhout Nov 25 1963.

James Bookhout W.C. testimony.

Forrest Sorrels WC testimony.

10:30 Joe Molina arrives at the D.P.D.

Joe Molina.

Molina’s statement by Billy Senkel.

C.E. 2036.

Joe Molina WC testimony.

Chief of Dallas Police Jesse Curry on film.

11:30 Oswald wants John Abt to represent him.

Video starting at 5:25.

PBS video (at 46:00).

12:30 Harold McDervid offers council to L.H.O.

Harold E. McDervid.

Richard Harrison from Nov 23.

12:35 – 13:10 Fifth Interrogation.

USSS Thomas Kelley Nov 23.

13:00 Marina and Marguerite Oswald visit Lee.

J.R. Stacey.

Marina Oswald WC testimony.

13:40 Oswald has lunch and calls New York.

Captain Glenn D. King to Holland McCombs on Nov 26.

Buel T Beddingfield.

Arthur E Eaves.

14:15 Oswald’s line-up with William Whaley and William W. Scoggins.

Line-up notes William Scoggins and William Whaley.

Charles Dhority WC testimony.

Oswald is protesting against the unfair line-up.

Oswald protesting against the unfair line-up from a different angle.

Walter E Potts W.C. testimony.

Jim Leavelle W.C. testimony.

William Whaley W.C. testimony.

CBS footage of Scoggins in the distance.

William Whaley first handwritten statement.

William Whaley second handwritten statement.

William Whaley first WC testimony.

William Whaley second WC testimony.

William Whaley’s third W.C. testimony.

William Scoggins’ DPD affidavit.

FBI statement William Scoggins Nov 25 1963.

William Scoggins’ W.C. testimony.

14:45 Hair and nail samples taken, Paraffin casts delivered to FBI.

BG Brown report Nov 23.

Handwritten report Nov 23 1963.

15:30 Robert Oswald visits Lee.

Robert Oswald WC testimony.

Portrait of Lee Harvey Oswald by his Brother (pages 142-145).

16:00 Oswald makes another call.

J.L. Popplewell Aug 20 1964.

James Bookhout on Popplewell and Oswald’s calls on Feb 5 1964.

Ruth Paine WC testimony.

17:15 H. Louis Nichols visits Oswald in jail.

Bob Storey.

Call from Nicholas Katzenbach (page 48).

H Louis Nichols WC testimony.

Retired Dallas police chief (page 75).

Jesse Curry WC testimony.

H Louis Nichols WC testimony.

H Louis Nichols corridor interview.

Dallas Morning News of Louis Nichols’ obituary.

H Louis Nichols Video by Jessica Smith.

H Louis Nichols Dallas Times Herald Dec 16 1963.

18:25 Oswald demands hygienic rights.

Video of Oswald entering the corridor Nov 23rd.

This video shows Oswald coming out and being noticed by Marrion Baker.

18:30-19:15 Sixth Interrogation.

Jail release slip Oswald.

James Bookhout Nov 25 report.

Gus Rose WC testimony.

Gus Rose HSCA testimony.

Thomas Kelley Nov 23 report.

Jesse Curry WC testimony.

A video of Oswald leaving the Homicide & Robbery Bureau.

In this video Will Fritz is seen in front of the cameras on the 23rd just outside his office.

 20:00 Oswald makes another phone call.

J.L. Popplewell report Aug 20 1964.

22:15 The Raleigh Call that did not happen.

Grover Proctor.

Proctor’s page.

Raleigh Call spreadsheet.

John Hurt April 11th 1978.

Raleigh Call article.

Nov 24th.

09:30-11:15 Seventh Interrogation.

Jail slip Oswald.

Jim Leavelle W.C. testimony.

PBS Documentary (Who Was LHO-1993).

Forrest Sorrels.

Larry Haapanen.

Forrest Sorrels WC testimony.

Griffin and Hubert memo to J. Lee Rankin from March 23 1964.

USSS Thomas Kelley Nov 29 1963.

Harry Dean Holmes.

Charles Dhority WC testimony.

Larry Sneed’s No More Silence.

Harry Dean Holmes’ report from Nov. 24th and handed to the FBI (SA Charles T. Brown Jnr.) on Dec. 17 1963.

San Francisco Chronicle Jan 19 1978.

Harry Dean Holmes WC testimony.

Larry Sneed’s No More Silence.

Leslie D Montgomery statement.

Leslie D Montgomery WC testimony.

Larry Sneed’s No More Silence.

11:20 Oswald is being transferred and subsequently shot by Jack Ruby.

LC Graves Oral History interview for the 6FM.

Seth Kantor – Who Was Jack Ruby.

Forrest Sorrels WC testimony.

Charles Dhority WC testimony.

Larry Sneed’s No More Silence.

11:20 Oswald is being transferred and subsequently shot by Jack Ruby.

LC Graves Oral History interview for the 6FM.

Seth Kantor – Who Was Jack Ruby.

Forrest Sorrels WC testimony.

Charles Dhority WC testimony.

Larry Sneed’s No More Silence.

FBI is quick to respond and while Oswald is inside Parkland

Piece of paper in Oswald’s possession containing phone numbers.

Interrogation of Lee Harvey Oswald Report by Will Fritz.

Interrogation of Lee Harvey Oswald.

Anatomy of the second floor lunch room encounter.

James Bookhout W.C. testimony.

Martha Joe Stroud document.

Wade press conference Nov 24.

Henry Wade WC testimony.

J Edgar Hoover Nov 24.

Richmond Times Dispatch.


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