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Marina Oswald, JFK Assassin's Widow, in Seclusion 50 Years Later

Image: Marina Oswald, JFK Assassin's Widow, in Seclusion 50 Years Later Marina Oswald in 1973, left, and 1992.

Friday, 22 Nov 2013 01:22 PM

By Ken Mandel

Marina Oswald Porter has lived in relative seclusion since her husband assassinated President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago.

She is still saying very little, despite repeated attempts by CNN and other media to hear her thoughts on Lee Harvey Oswald.

"After 50 years of being harassed like that, and having reporters show up at your home, and everywhere you go, and everyone's trying to speak about one subject, and one subject only..." Keya Morgan, a friend of Porter, told CNN, adding that she has become reclusive in her home outside Dallas.

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Born Marina Nikolayevna Prusakova on July 17, 1941, Porter met Oswald at a dance in the Soviet Union in 1961, and they married that year. They returned to the U.S. in 1962 with one of their two daughters. They split up in April 1963, despite the fact that Oswald was pregnant with the couple's second child.

She married Kenneth Porter two years after Kennedy's death. Citing an unidentified friend, CNN reported that Porter declined a $3 million offer for a network interview, though her opinion seems to have changed over the decades.

On Jan. 28, 1964 – less than two months after the assassination – she was asked by local TV station KRLD if she believed her husband killed President Kennedy.

"I don't want to believe, but I have too much facts, and facts tell me that Lee shot Kennedy," she said, at the time.

In 1993, likely spurred by the numerous conspiracy theories and the 1991 Oliver Stone picture, "JFK," she felt differently.

"Well, he definitely did not fire the shots, according to all the evidence I have right now," she told NBC news.

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