• Short Summary

    MASSIVE SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WERE ENFORCED FOR THE COURT APPEARANCE ON MONDAY OF JACK RUBY, THE MAN ALLEGED TO HAVE KILLED LEE HARVEY OSWALD, SAID TO HAVE BEEN PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S ASSASSIN.

  • Description

    MASSIVE SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WERE ENFORCED FOR THE COURT APPEARANCE ON MONDAY OF JACK RUBY, THE MAN ALLEGED TO HAVE KILLED LEE HARVEY OSWALD, SAID TO HAVE BEEN PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S ASSASSIN. RUBY WAS APPLYING FOR BAIL.

    ALL ROUND THE COURT IN DALLAS POLICE CHECKED BY-STANDERS; REPORTERS HAD TO WEAR IDENTIFICATION BADGES AND PHOTOGRAPHERS' CAMERAS WERE EXAMINED BEFORE THE WERE ALLOWED TO TAKE SHOTS NEAR THE COURT. BUT PHOTOGRAPHS AS WELL AS TV AND RADIO REPORTING WERE FORBIDDEN IN THE COURT ITSELF.

    DURING THE SECURITY PRECAUTIONS A 19-YEAR-OLD STRIPTEASE DANCER, "LITTLE LYNN" - KAREN LYNN BENNETT - WAS FOUND IN POSSESSION OF A PISTOL. IT WAS HIDDEN IN HER HANDBAG UNDERNEATH A SCARF. THE GIRL, A PERFORMER AT ONE OF JACK RUBY'S CLUBS, SAID THAT RUBY PAID THE RENT OF HER FLAT.

    RUBY IS DUE TO FACE TRIAL ON FEB 3RD. HIS LAWYERS HAVE SAID THEY WILL BASE THE DEFENCE ON A PLEA OF "TEMPORARY INSANITY."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4IINMVTGRCWKEAXCMHTIPO460
    Media URN:
    VLVA4IINMVTGRCWKEAXCMHTIPO460
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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