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The Boarding House Where Lee Harvey Oswald Lived Is Going Up For Sale

Oswald spent the weeks leading up to JFK's assassination in a 5-by-14 foot Dallas bedroom.

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In 1963, an employee of the Texas School Book Depository named Lee Harvey Oswald rented a room in the house, just weeks before he shot and killed President John F. Kennedy.


"My grandmother was very embarrassed and humiliated that her home would be associated with someone that would do... that," she told the AP. In recent years, though, Hall has begun embracing the history more, even opening the house up to curious visitors.

"I understand the significance of the history of this house ... It doesn't matter if you believe in a conspiracy or the lone gunman. The fact is that Lee Harvey Oswald lived here."

Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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