Oral History

Stanley Marcus

A longtime community leader and the late chairman emeritus of Neiman Marcus department stores, Marcus was U.N. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson’s host during his visit to Dallas in October 1963. As a member of the Dallas Citizens Council, Marcus openly opposed President Kennedy’s trip to Dallas in November out of concern for his safety. Recorded July 11, 1995.

Mr. Marcus passed away on January 22, 2002.