Nixon knew Jack Ruby, hired him on House payroll in 1947 at the request of…Lyndon Johnson. Newly released documents prove it, in my upcoming book.
asked Justice Department investigators to informally look into allegations that the accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, had received aid from the Mafia, the CIA or other organizations. He said the staff members found phone lists linking Jack Ruby, Oswald’s assassin, to organized crime figures with ties to the CIA, convincing the elder Kennedy that there was something to the allegations.
At 11:17, Jack Ruby is in a Western Union place sending money to a stripteaser who danced for him ... He wanders across the street to the police station, Oswald comes out, and he shoots him.More quotes »
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Simply the best: Toronto Sun founding editor Peter Worthington was the top Canadian journalist of any of its generations [Photos]
Schweitzer, then he’s in Tibet in 1959 when the Dalai Lama is making his escape, and then in a Dallas police garage as Jack Ruby is about to pull the trigger on Lee Harvey Oswald. Walter Mitty could only dream of such a life. Forrest Gump never came close. from Ottawa Sun Read more »
Billie Sol Estes, Texas Con Man, Dies at 88
including a bludgeoned investigator shot five times with a bolt-action rifle. Assassination plots. Jimmy Hoffa and Fidel Castro. Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald. The rise and fall of Billie Sol Estes was one of the sensations of the postwar era: the saga of from The New York Times Read more »
Peter Worthington R.I.P.
Himalayas, etc., etc. He covered the ”Prague Spring” in 1968, and he was present at the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald by Jack Ruby. (Peter is one of the people instinctively wincing back as Ruby shoots in the famous photograph.) He seemed to crop up everywhere from The Corner Read more »
Dallas police honor detective cuffed to Oswald
(AP) — The man in the cowboy hat handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when he was shot by Jack Ruby , is set to receive the police commendation award. A ceremony is set for Tuesday morning to present the award to retired Dallas police detective Jim Leavelle (leh-VEHL'). from San Francisco Chronicle Read more »
Peter Worthington, founding editor of Toronto Sun, dies at 86
age of 86. Mr. Worthington – who served as a platoon commander in the Korean War and was from a Dallas police station as Jack Ruby killed John F. Kennedy’s killer Lee Harvey Oswald – helped start the Sun from the ashes of the Toronto Telegram and served 12 from Globe and Mail Read more »