JFK Assassination Records

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Report of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

Appendix 11: Reports Relating to the Interrogation of Lee Harvey Oswald at the Dallas Police Department

As discussed in chapters IV and V, Lee Harvey Oswald was interrogated for a total of approximately 12 hours between 2:30 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 1963, and 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, November 24, 1963. There were no stenographic or tape recordings of these interviews. Several of the investigators present at one or more of the interrogation sessions, prior to testifying before the Commission, had prepared memoranda setting forth their recollections of the questioning of Oswald and his responses. The following are the most important of these reports.

Pages 599 through 611 reproduce the report of Capt. J. W. Fritz, Dallas Police Department.

Pages 612 through 625 reproduce reports of Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Pages 626 through 632 reproduce reports of Inspector Thomas J. Kelley, U.S. Secret Service.

Pages 632 through 636 reproduce a report of U.S. Postal Inspector H. D. Holmes.

Bibliographic note: Web version based on Report of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1964. 1 volume, 888 pages. The formatting of this Web version may differ from the original.

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