Kirkwood himself was a live one of a different sort — a witness to history, it turned out.
That's really about all there is to Oswald.
Stricklin claims he was at the Cellar that night.
These two cities were the most successful locations; the San Antonio Cellar lasted only a few weeks in late 1962, and the Dallas location was never as busy as the first two.
After the Dallas catastrophe, they were pilloried by Drew Pearson, one of the most influential syndicated columnists of the day, for drinking and keeping late hours on a presidential trip.