Oral History

Gage Mace

An artist in Portland, Oregon, Mace responded to the Kennedy assassination in the early 1990s by painting a life-size triptych inspired by the Zapruder film. As a ten-year-old, Mace briefly saw President Kennedy in the lobby of the Beverly Hills Hilton on August 19, 1962. He was deeply impacted by the assassination the following year. Recorded March 4, 2020.