Oral History

John Pleshette

A longtime actor and screenwriter, Pleshette was part of the original off-Broadway production of MacBird! (1967), a political satire blending the Kennedy assassination with William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. A decade later he portrayed Lee Harvey Oswald in the two-part ABC television movie, The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (1977), much of which was filmed on location in Dallas. Recorded December 16, 2015.