[TR] Celebrity Triumph?

Geo Hahn ahwahneetr at gmail.com
Fri Oct 11 08:41:21 MDT 2013

The incident is recounted in more detail in Bob's book *This Just In*.


On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 7:12 AM, <wbeech at flash.net> wrote:

> Watching the CBS morning news show with Charlie Rose & Co., they had Bob
> Schieffer on and were talking about the day of the Kennedy assassination.
> Please no political or theory comments, Bob was a reporter at the Fort
> Worth
> Star-Telegram at the time and he said one of the many phone calls he took
> that afternoon turned out to be from Lee Oswald's mother who needed a ride
> to Dallas.
> Now to the TR content:  Schieffer said, "I had a Triumph sports car, just a
> two-seater, so my editor drove in his car while I sat in the back with Mrs.
> Oswald" (this is a very close paraphrase).  So, in November of 1963 CBS
> correspondent Bob Schieffer had a Triumph, most likely at TR3 or new TR4.
> Anyone else catch this?  Anyone know anything of the car he owned? (Maybe
> the Red River guys have it squirreled away somewhere?)
> Bill
> Bill Beecher
> '58 TR3A TS/30766L "Tarbaby"
> '62 TR3B TCF/2549L " Aunt B" (in rehab)
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> '68 Land Rover Series IIa 88" "The Beast"
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