Oral History

Max Farris

A Dallas police officer in 1963, Farris was at Parkland Memorial Hospital when the motorcade arrived, and he saw President Kennedy’s body. On Saturday, he guarded the Homicide and Robbery Bureau doorway at Dallas police headquarters. An acquaintance of Jack Ruby, he was later involved in the production of Oliver Stone’s 1991 film JFK. Recorded September 7, 2007.