Ike Pappas dead at 75


Former CBS News reporter Ike Pappas died Sunday at age 75. Pappas was covering the moving of Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas police headquarters for WNEW-AM New York in 1963 following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and had just asked Oswald a question – “You have anything to say in your defense?” – when Jack Ruby stepped forward and shot the alleged presidential assassin. Pappas, who later moved to the network, was among more than 200 CBS News staffers laid off in 1987.