Oral History

Murphy Martin

A longtime radio and television personality, Martin was a news anchor for ABC Television in New York at the time of the Kennedy assassination. He flew to Dallas that weekend to cover the Oswald funeral. In 1964, Martin supervised ABC’s coverage of the Jack Ruby trial. Over the years, he has interviewed many key players and developed a close friendship with Oswald’s brother, Robert. Recorded June 22, 2001, and March 14, 2004.

Mr. Martin passed away on July 3, 2008.