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Malcolm X assassination closed case files

On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X was shot and killed just as he was about to address a rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity at the Audubon Ballroom in Washington Heights. This collection contains the New York District Attorney’s investigation files into his assassination. The New York District Attorney’s Malcolm X assassination case file, closed case file #871-65, is divided into three series, according to three chronological stages that cover the life of the case: District Attorney’s Case Files, Supreme Court Trial Transcript, and Appeals Case Preparations. Series I primarily encompasses the investigation period, i.e. the period between the crime and the trial. Series II marks the trial period, as it contains a bound transcript of the 1966 trial. Series III primarily covers the period following the trial until the file was closed in 1993. The inclusive dates expand far beyond the life of the case because the collection contains a 1963 newspaper and photographs taken in 1999 of a missing artifact.

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