Oral History

Maurice C. “Mickey” Carroll

A reporter for the New York Herald Tribune in 1963, Carroll covered the scene at Dallas police headquarters and witnessed the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald. He returned to Dallas to cover the Jack Ruby trial in 1964. Carroll wrote attorney Melvin Belli’s memoir Dallas Justice (1964) and later authored Accidental Assassin (2013). Recorded November 30, 2007, and January 10 and January 11, 2014.

Mr. Carroll passed away on December 6, 2017.