Oral History

Dick Wheeler

A longtime Dallas radio and TV broadcaster, Wheeler was hired by Eddie Barker at KRLD just 11 days before the Kennedy assassination. On that day, he was assigned to cover the Fort Worth breakfast and Trade Mart luncheon for KRLD radio. Following the shooting, Wheeler spent the majority of the weekend at Dallas police headquarters. Recorded September 20, 2006.

Mr. Wheeler passed away on July 1, 2015.