Oral History

O. H. “Karl” King

A newscaster for KBOX radio in 1963, King went live on the air moments after the assassination. Fired that evening from the station, he spent the weekend working for United Press International and witnessed Oswald’s shooting. Later, he covered the Jack Ruby trial. Recorded October 19, 1998, and October 2, 2003.

Mr. King passed away on July 25, 2005.