Trials: Death for Ruby

Millions had watched on television when paunchy little Jack Ruby killed Lee Harvey Oswald in a crowd of Dallas policemen four months ago. Last week millions more watched—thanks to a television camera wheeled into the Dallas courtroom of Judge Joe B. Brown—as Ruby's murder trial ended in another wild scene almost as shocking.

A jury of eight men and four women had filed somberly into the courtroom a little after noon. Judge Brown read their verdict: "We, the jury, find the defendant guilty of murder with malice and assess the penalty at...

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