So I sat across the hall in a time-out room.Q: How did you feel about being singled out?A: I remember what I did during that time-out was, I plotted how I could run for class president and win! On May 24, 1962, Marina goes to the U.S. Embassy in Moscow to apply for documents that allow her to immigrate to the U.S. On Oh great! And there have been public hearings there and in Dallas and Boston.Q: What is the status of your present-day identity?
My father is Kenneth Porter, the man I grew up with, the man who was there for my mother and Rachel and me.Q: And if someone were to show scientifically that Lee Oswald was or wasn't involved, that wouldn't make a difference to you?A: It would make a difference in the sense of justice being served.
There were a lot of things leading up to that that they wanted Mom to do, and Mom in recent years has gotten more and more involved, I guess because she's getting older and trying to rectify some of the things she may have done unintentionally -- like stating publicly that Lee did it. US (Belarusian-born) daughter of Lee Harvey Oswald and Marina Oswald Born Feb. 15, 1962, Russia Her parents Lee and Marina Oswald go to the U. S. in June, 1962. She sat us down, with my stepbrother, and started to explain who our father was -- that it wasn't Kenneth -- and who Lee was and what he had done. In 1965, Marina Oswald got remarried to Kenneth Jess Porter, an electrician who was a neighbor of hers in Dallas. It's a little bit like opening a family album you didn't know existed before.I can tell you that I am very excited about the book in concept.
He tried to after the arrest but everybody discounted it. And she said: "I'm so-and-so, and I just want you to know that I've written a song about you -- and your child. And she recalls her childhood as a "pretty happy" time, thanks in large part to her stepfather. Reporters came over and she would tell us, "Shhhh, go in the other room. Now, the word father does mean Lee to me.
I don't think that's true. I believe he's the first writer-researcher to get interviews with sources in the Russian Government and so this is an opportunity to shed new light on the subject from an area that has never been explored in any meaningful depth.Q: To what extent have you followed the various conspiracy theories?A: It's only in recent years that I've started to get involved in all that, mostly as part of trying to get the records released.There was a bill passed at the end of the Bush Administration that required all Government agencies to review their files for any information related to the assassination and to release it -- unless they felt there were matters of national security or a couple of other issues. We lived in poor housing, or were taken in by others. "Another car pulls up -- and that's the parents and the little boy. She kept herself together for us.Q: Was any of this an issue in your marriage?A: No. June is quieter about her own marriage, which ended in 1992.
Because that's mostly what I think of when I think of Lee.As for what his exact role in the assassination was -- well, he'll have to be judged for that before God.TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers.This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. But dad is Dad.And you know, it's not Lee's fault he got killed by Jack Ruby. )Despite privacy concerns, she's pushing for the release of all records pertaining to the assassination. But see, I'm matter-of-fact about a lot in my life.The other thing is, you just worry genealogically. Mom accused me one day of being ashamed of who I was. So if I'm able to be detached or seem cold and unemotional about it, it's because I look at Lee in those terms.Q: I assume you've seen the footage of Lee being shot by Jack Ruby. She is holding her 22-month-old daughter June
So she became sort of a tourist attraction.Q: Your childhood doesn't sound like it was easy.A: Mom kept us together. I think her physical health and mental health have been damaged in recent years over all of the pressures put on her.Q: After all this time?A: Part of it was the big anniversary, the 30th. I do blame him for having beat my mother, and not being a good father -- or a good provider. But I don't remember that.The next memory I actually have is in second grade. Are they going to take after some ancestor we don't even know? Thank you for visiting famous biography website, a leading website about biography of famous people. My husband couldn't have cared less. Members of the the family of Lee Harvey Oswald, slain suspect in the assassination of President John Kennedy, sit beside his casket at a funeral service in Fort Worth, Texas, Nov. 25, 1963. I would have liked for him to have his day in court.Q: Where do you stand today as far as your perception of what really happened out there in Dealey Plaza?A: I've never publicly said one way or the other for sure. I want to make sure they understand why I'm so matter-of-fact about it. And I'm gonna be in Dallas, and I want to sing it to you. I am a researcher and have done over 40 years of research of the assassination and have the privilege of talking to both June and Rachel. "We have to get the Government to move before it's too late. I don't blame him for not being here for me. When Lee Oswald's original casket went up for auction in 2010, Robert Oswald … Great!" He tracked me down. "Q: Do you and Rachel argue much about this?A: Yes. He sold an article for an astronomical amount back then -- I think it was $25,000. Just out of the blue. What do I tell them?