• Short Summary

    CONDEMNED TO DEATH FOR KILLING LEE HARVEY OSWALD, ACCUSED PRESIDENTIAL ASSASSIN, JACK RUBY MAY ESCAPE EXECUTION.

  • Description

    CONDEMNED TO DEATH FOR KILLING LEE HARVEY OSWALD, ACCUSED PRESIDENTIAL ASSASSIN, JACK RUBY MAY ESCAPE EXECUTION. ON MONDAY, HIS LAWYERS WENT TO COURT IN DALLAS, TEXAS, TO ASK FOR A JURY TRIAL TO DETERMINE RUBY'S SANITY AND DECIDE WHETHER HE SHOULD BE COMMITTED TO A MENTAL HOSPITAL. RUBY'S LAWYERS TOLD THE COURT THAT THEIR CLIENT'S MENTAL CONDITION HAD WORSENED SINCE HIS CONVICTION LAST MONTH. HE HAS TWICE TRIED TO COMMIT SUICIDE.

    JUDGE JOE B. BROWN REJECTED THE MOTION FOR RUBY'S COMMITTAL TO HOSPITAL, BUT UNDER STATE LAWS, PROVIDING A PETITION FROM RUBY'S SISTER ASKING FOR THE TRIAL TO DETERMINE HER BROTHER'S SANITY HAS BEEN CORRECTLY DRAWN, HE WILL BE OBLIGED TO ORDER A FULL-DRESS TRIAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF3HQOWZ4NVB4KQU2VN3SLLU8Y
    Media URN:
    VLVAF3HQOWZ4NVB4KQU2VN3SLLU8Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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