Dallas DA Finds Stored Docs on JFK Slaying

Materials include transcript that could fuel conspiracy theories
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 17, 2008 5:35 PM CST
Dallas DA Finds Stored Docs on JFK Slaying
In this picture, Jack Ruby shoots Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. A transcript of a conversation between the two men--probably fictional--has been discovered by the Dallas District Attorney's office.   ((c) e-strategy.com)

(Newser) – Dallas County officials have uncovered a batch of JFK assassination materials, including a transcript between Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald that one expert laughed off as a likely fake. Other items include correspondence, records of the Ruby trial, and a gun holster, the Dallas Morning News reports.

The Ruby/Oswald transcript is probably dialogue for an unmade movie, a county district attorney source said. In the document, the men talk of helping the Mafia dispose of Robert Kennedy by killing JFK. The DA's office plans to give a press conference on the find tomorrow and donate it to a public entity. "It's interesting, and it's not ours," Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins said. "It's the public's." (Read more John F. Kennedy stories.)

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