Oral History

Bertha Farrington

Farrington was the nurse stationed at the triage desk in Parkland Memorial Hospital’s emergency room when President Kennedy, Gov. Connally, and Lee Harvey Oswald were admitted to the hospital. It was her decision to take Vice President Johnson and his wife to Minor Medicine for safety. Recorded March 15, 2000.

Ms. Farrington passed away on September 11, 2018.