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Gary Mack graduated from Arizona State University in 1969 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Arts. He majored in Journalism, minored in Radio-Television and pursued a broadcast career mostly in Phoenix, Wichita and Fort Worth-Dallas from 1964-1994.

Gary served as announcer, news film archivist and producer at Dallas-Fort Worth NBC affiliate KXAS-TV and, as a volunteer, assisted the Southwest Film/Video Archive at Southern Methodist University in 1994.

Gary has been a Kennedy assassination researcher since 1975, had been a volunteer consultant to The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza since its planning stages in the early 1980's, and was named the Museum's full-time archivist in 1994. He was appointed Curator in 2000. Gary is a past member of the Society of Southwest Archivists and the Association of Moving Image Archivists, and has audited four graduate-level archival courses at the University of North Texas and the University of Texas at Arlington.

Most major print, network and local news organizations have sought his expertise on the Kennedy assassination, including The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, New York Times, Washington Post and Los Angeles Times. He has been a consultant on many JFK documentaries and special reports, including ones produced by ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS/Frontline, and Britain's Central Independent Television, and co-producer of the Museum's 1998 Heartland Emmy-winning broadcast and video special "JFK: The Dallas Tapes," with Dallas-Fort Worth's FOX affiliate, KDFW-TV. He was also co-producer of the 2003 KERA-TV/PBS documentary, "JFK: Breaking The News."

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