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Warren Commission Hearings: Vol. III - Page 50« Previous | Next »

(Testimony of Ruth Hyde Paine Resumed)

Mrs. Paine.
Representative Ford.
What part of the garage--
Mrs. Paine.
Close to the doorway here, the entrance, this entrance.
Representative Ford.
The entrance going into the--
Mrs. Paine.
The doorway between the garage and the kitchen-dining area. Right here.
Representative Ford.
You didn't move around the garage?
Mrs. Paine.
I moved around enough to get some shellac and brush and make a place, a block is this big, to paint.
Representative Ford.
Where do you recollect, if you do, the blanket was at this time?
Mrs. Paine.
I don't recollect. It was the next day--
Representative Ford.
It was the forepart of the garage on the left-hand side?
Mrs. Paine.
Mr. Mccloy.
Does anyone have any further questions?
Mr. Jenner.
No questions, Mr. Chairman.
Representative Ford has directed the attention of the witness to the document which is now Exhibit No. 430, and when we reconvene in the morning I will qualify the exhibit.
Mr. Mccloy.
Is that all?
We will reconvene at 9 a.m., tomorrow.
(Whereupon, at 5:30 p.m., the President's Commission recessed.)
Mr. Mccloy.
Friday, March 20, 1964

Testimony of Ruth Hyde Paine Resumed

Mr. Mccloy.
The President's Commission met at 9:05 a.m. on Friday, March 20, 1964, at 200 Maryland Avenue NE., Washington, D.C.
Present were Chief Justice Earl Warren, Chairman; Senator John Sherman Cooper, Representative Gerald R. Ford, and John J. McCloy, members.
Also present were J. Lee Rankin, general counsel; Albert E. Jenner, Jr., assistant counsel; and Wesley J. Liebeler, assistant counsel.
Senator Cooper.
Mrs. Paine, you, I think, yesterday affirmed, made affirmation as to the truthfulness of your testimony?
Mrs. Paine.
Yes, I did.
Senator Cooper.
You are still under that affirmation?
Mrs. Paine.
I understand that I am under that affirmation.
Mr. Jenner.
May I proceed?
Thank you. Mrs. Paine, just to put you at ease this morning, Mr. Chairman, may I qualify some documents?
The Chairman.
Good morning, gentlemen and ladies. How are you, Mrs. Paine? I am glad to see you this morning.
Mr. Jenner.
Mrs. Paine, I show you Commission Exhibit No. 425 which you produced and which you testified was the original of a letter of October 14, 1963, to your mother, part of which you read at large in the record. Is that document in your handwriting entirely?
Mrs. Paine.
Yes; it is.
Mr. Jenner.
You testified it is a letter from you to your mother?
Mrs. Paine.
That is right.
Mr. Jenner.
Did you dispatch the letter?
Mrs. Paine.
I did.
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