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WFAA John F. Kennedy Assassination Audio Tapes Collection

Identifier: AR0207

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

The tapes within this collection cover the events and commentary of and related to the Kennedy Assassination. News outlet commentary, President Johnson's speech, interviews with Lee Harvey Oswald and his family members, coverage of the Ruby hearing, trial, and interviews are all included in this collection.


  • Creation: 1963-1964

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not restricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.


5.00 boxes

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This collection is entirely comprised of 32 reel-to-reel tapes in individual cases that document the events and people surrounding the Kennedy Assassination.

Arrangement Note

The tapes in this collection are arranged according to size, not necessarily in chronological order.

Physical Access Requirements

This material is not accessible physically; digital files for the reel-to-reel and CD materials will be provided in the UNT Digital Library and will be linked in the finding aid.

Technical Access Requirements

This collection is entirely comprised of reel-to-reel tapes. Special playback equipment may be necessary to access materials. Please contact the Special Collection department for more information.

WFAA John F. Kennedy Assassination Audio Tapes Collection
Perri Hamilton
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Repository Details

Part of the University of North Texas Special Collections Repository

University of North Texas, Willis Library
1155 Union Circle # 305190
Denton TX 76203 US