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FRONTLINE; Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald
Program Number

1205

Series Description

FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

Program Description

At the heart of the mystery of who killed John F. Kennedy lies the puzzle of Lee Harvey Oswald. Marking the 30th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, this program presents an investigative biography of the man at the center of the political crime of the century. The program follows Oswald's life story and sifts through its deep mysteries. Was Oswald the emotionally disturbed line gunman of the 1964 Warren Commission Report? Was he, as the House Select Committee on assassinations concluded, only one of two gunmen that day in Dallas? Or was he an unwitting "Patsy" for the real assassins, as Oswald himself claimed when he was arrested on November 22, 1963?

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Citation
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