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LEE HARVEY OSWALD: DEEP CLASSIC AMERICAN HERO

Lee Harvey Oswald is as American as Davy Crockett. If it ever turns out that he was indeed a patsy, that he had nothing to do with the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy, we'll never forgive him. We'll obliterate him. Our outrage at this betrayal will unperson him faster than any of those burn holes in Orwell's 1984.

From the moment of his arrest in a Dallas movie theater at 1:50 p.m. CST, November 22, 1963, Lee Oswald has been less a subject of American history than a creature of American imagination.

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