Wes Wise

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Wes Wise (born 1929) is an American politician and sports journalist. He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was, from 1971 to 1976, a three-term Mayor of Dallas, Texas.[1][2]

During his two terms as mayor of Dallas, Wise guided Dallas from under the cloud of the assassination and at the same time saved the Texas School Book Depository from imminent destruction, preserving it for further research into the president's murder.[3]

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  1. Atkinson, Jim (January 1975). "The Unauthorized Biography of Wes Wise". D Magazine. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  2. Granberry, Michael (4 April 2011). "Mayors stepped up after Kennedy assassination, moved Dallas from image as 'City of Hate'". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 20 June 2014.
  3. Douglass,James W. JFK and the Unspeakbale. Why he died and why it matters. Maryknoll, NY, Orbis Books, 2008, p. 295-298. ISBN 978-1-57075-755-6