Oral History

Don Archer

A Dallas police auto-theft detective, Archer was assigned to the Dallas Trade Mart for the presidential luncheon on November 22, 1963. That Sunday, he witnessed the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald and extensively interviewed Jack Ruby, ultimately informing Ruby that he was going to be charged with murder. Recorded March 11, 2002.

Mr. Archer passed away on April 26, 2014.