Winston-Salem resident’s interest in Kennedy assassination found in memorabilia collection

Winston-Salem resident’s interest in Kennedy assassination found in memorabilia collection

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem’s Patrick Boyles has researched the events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy since he saw a magazine article about the tragedy as a teenager.

Boyles was a 6-year-old first-grader at Moore Elementary School when Kennedy was killed Nov. 22, 1963.KENNEDY1

A few years later, he saw a magazine article about the assassination that stimulated his interest in the event.

Since then, Boyles has collected boxes full of newspapers, magazine articles and nearly 200 books about the topic.

“There was so much of that stuff that came out,” he said. “There are so many unanswered questions about it. I decided to do my own thing.”

Boyles first traveled to Dallas in 1984 and visited the homes of Kennedy’s accused killer, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Oswald’s convicted killer, Jack Ruby.

Boyles has spoken to people who saw the shooting 50 years ago.

He went to the…

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