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(Mosk) Richard M. Warren Commisssion papers
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Description
Richard M. Mosk was a California Court of Appeal Justice who over more than three decades of public service investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, chaired the Motion Picture Classification and Rating Administration that provides the parental ratings for motion pictures, and sat on the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal at The Hague, where he served as a judge from 1981 to 1984 and 1997 to 2001. The Warren Commission was established by President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 29, 1963 and was chaired by Chief Justice Earl Warren to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Mosk's papers consist of correspondence between members of the staff, both personal and professional, clippings, audio and video documentaries, copies of reports, interviews and speeches all related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Background
Richard M. Mosk (1939-2016) was an associate justice of the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Five since 2001 when he was appointed by Gray Davis.The Warren Commission, chaired by Chief Justice Earl Warren, was established on November 29, 1963 and was tasked with investigating the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. On September 24, 1964, the commission presented its final report, consisting of 888 pages, to President Johnson. The report concluded that Lee Harvey Oswalt acted alone in the assassination of President Kennedy. Over the years, the commission’s report has proven to be controversial and its findings have been challenged by skeptics and conspiracy theorists.
Extent
5 Linear Feet 5 boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.