Oral History

Phil Vinson

Fort Worth Star-Telegram reporter in 1963, Vinson helped cover the activities at Dallas police headquarters on November 22, 1963, and later observed Oswald’s funeral. His late father, Doyle D. Vinson, was news editor for WBAP-TV in Fort Worth and also covered the events of that weekend. Ironically, in 1947, Vinson attended second grade with Lee Harvey Oswald at Lily B. Clayton Elementary in Fort Worth. Recorded March 4, 2005.