Life Magazine for February 21, 1964, "Lee Oswald with the Weapon He Used to Kill President Kennedy and Officer Tippit"

Summary

After President John F. Kennedy's assassination on November 22, 1963, Life magazine continued to report the developing news of the assassination. This cover story, "Lee Oswald", about the accused assassin provided an in-depth report for the magazine's readers, many of whom had a deep concern about the circumstances surrounding the President's demise.

After President John F. Kennedy's assassination on November 22, 1963, Life magazine continued to report the developing news of the assassination. This cover story, "Lee Oswald", about the accused assassin provided an in-depth report for the magazine's readers, many of whom had a deep concern about the circumstances surrounding the President's demise.

Artifact

Magazine (Periodical)

Date Made

21 February 1964

Subject Date

21 February 1964

Creators

Time, inc. 

Porter, Marina Oswald, 1941- 

Place of Creation

United States, Illinois, Chicago 

Creator Notes

Cover photograph of Lee Harvey Oswald taken by his wife, Marina Oswald. Published by Time Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.50.8

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Martin A. Glynn.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 13.75 in

Width: 10.5 in

Inscriptions

Text on front cover: LIFE / LEE OSWALD / with the weapons he used to kill President Kennedy and Officer Tippet

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