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JFK Memorial Program at the Texas Theatre

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Texas Theatre 231 W Jefferson Blvd. Dallas, TX 75208
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214-948-1546 (phone)
Neighborhood: North Oak Cliff
Category: Happenings, Movies


  1. November 22, 2013 12:45 pm
  2. November 22, 2013 6:30 pm


The Texas Theatre earned itself a place in history when Lee Harvey Oswald decided to duck into an afternoon showing of War Is Hell in order to evade capture after murdering President John F. Kennedy and Dallas police officer J.D. Tippit. This particular memorial will feature a partial screening of that film followed by a full screening of Cry of Battle, the other film the theater was showing on November 22, 1963. The lobby will have a photo display culled from the Dallas Municipal Archives detailing Oswald's presence in Oak Cliff. Later, don't miss a theatrical recreation of the Warren Commission interviews with former Texas Theatre employees Julia Postal and Butch Burroughs as well as John Brewer, the moviegoer who noticed Oswald come in. Then, catch a screening of in Oliver Stone's JFK in 35 mm.

12:45pm - Doors

1:20pm -  WAR IS HELL screening

2:45pm - CRY OF BATTLE screening 

12:45pm-6pm - Open lobby tours and Oak Cliff photo exhibit 

6:30pm - Staged reading of Warren Commission Texas Theatre Interviews 

8 pm - JFK in 35 mm


JFK Memorial Program at the Texas Theatre


Individual movies will be $.90; the Warren Commission program and JFK, $10

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