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    A former New Orleans private detective claims that five persons were involved with Lee Harvey Oswald in the assassination of President John Kennedy.

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    Interview with private detective



    TRANSCRIPT: (Lewis): "Naturally, there are persons involved at this particular time in question that Mr. Garrison is investigating. At that time I did know certain people that would be capable of such a plot."



    (Question): "And have you told him of these things?"



    (Lewis): "Definitely. I felt it is my duty to tell, if nothing else."



    (Question): "Why has it been so long? It's been three years. Why hasn't this been brought out before?"



    (Lewis): "That I do not know. I think it's something that should have been done by other people, including the people of the Warren Commission."



    (Question): "Have you offered your information to the F.B.I.?"



    (Lewis): "Definitely not. No one from the F.B.I. has approached me as yet."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A former New Orleans private detective claims that five persons were involved with Lee Harvey Oswald in the assassination of President John Kennedy. He also claims to know who the five persons were.

    Mr. David Lewis is presently employed as a bus station express handler. He once worked as a private detective in New Orleans shortly before the assassination. Mr. Lewis said Sunday (Feb 19) that he could not disclose the five name presently, but would reveal them if the New Orleans District Attorney gives him permission to do so. (James Garrison, the New Orleans District Attorney claimed in an interview Saturday that a plot to assassinate President Kennedy existed and was hatched in New Orleans. He promised arrests and convictions.) Mr. Lewis said he was one of the witnesses upon whose testimony the District Attorney's case would be constructed. He said the five persons allegedly involved are still in New Orleans. Our film begins with Mr. Lewis' response to the question: do you believe there was a conspiracy?

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1UBOYYX3123YOHY5JXF2IXSOI
    Media URN:
    VLVA1UBOYYX3123YOHY5JXF2IXSOI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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