Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK - Study Guide Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

Gerald Posner
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Posner points out that Oswald had little time to prepare or plan. He did not know what to expect but it is clear that he wanted to escape. He was not on a suicide mission. Oswald immediately ran down the stairs after hiding the rifle. He ran into police officer Marrion Baker, who ran into the building. Since the manager identified Oswald as an employee, Baker continued running up the stairs. Oswald left the building via the front to go to his rooming house. He boarded the first bus that appeared. His old landlady, Mary Bledsoe was on the bus and recognized him. Because of traffic, he bought a transfer and got off.

Oswald rode in a taxi to several blocks from his rooming house. Housekeeper Earlene Roberts was there when he arrived. He grabbed a jacket to cover his revolver and quickly departed.

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