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Jacqueline Kennedy manages a faint smile as she stands in Arlington National Cemetery near the grave of the assassinated president, Nov. 28, 1963.   (AP Photo/Bob Schutz)

Jacqueline Kennedy manages a faint smile as she stands in Arlington National Cemetery near the grave of the assassinated president, Nov. 28, 1963. (AP Photo/Bob Schutz)


The First Family watches John F. Kennedy's funeral procession in Washington on Nov. 25, 1963, three days after the president was assassinated in Dallas. Widow Jacqueline Kennedy, center, daughter Caroline Kennedy, left, and son John Jr., are accompanied by the late president's brothers Sen. Edward Kennedy, left, and Attorney General Robert Kennedy.

The First Family watches John F. Kennedy's funeral procession in Washington on Nov. 25, 1963, three days after the president was assassinated in Dallas. Widow Jacqueline Kennedy, center, daughter Caroline Kennedy, left, and son John Jr., are accompanied by the late president's brothers Sen. Edward Kennedy, left, and Attorney General ...


A general view outside St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, D.C., during President John F. Kennedy's funeral, with flag-draped coffin in the foreground, Nov. 25, 1963. The president's brothers can be seen behind the casket. At left is Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), and at right entering limousine is Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.

A general view outside St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, D.C., during President John F. Kennedy's funeral, with flag-draped coffin in the foreground, Nov. 25, 1963. The president's brothers can be seen behind the casket. At left is Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), and at right entering limousine is Attorney General ...


Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy is seen entering St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church with her children, Caroline and John, Jr., to attend the funeral mass for her husband John F. Kennedy in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 25, 1963. Behind them is Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts.

Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy is seen entering St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church with her children, Caroline and John, Jr., to attend the funeral mass for her husband John F. Kennedy in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 25, 1963. Behind them is Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts.


A horse-drawn caisson carrying the flag-draped casket of the late President John F. Kennedy moves out of the Capitol plaza en route to St. Matthew's Cathedral for funeral services, Nov. 25, 1963.

A horse-drawn caisson carrying the flag-draped casket of the late President John F. Kennedy moves out of the Capitol plaza en route to St. Matthew's Cathedral for funeral services, Nov. 25, 1963.


Jacqueline Kennedy and her two children, John Jr. and Caroline stand at the top steps of the Executive Mansion as the body of President John F. Kennedy is carried from the Executive Mansion to lie in state at the Capitol, Nov. 24, 1963.

Jacqueline Kennedy and her two children, John Jr. and Caroline stand at the top steps of the Executive Mansion as the body of President John F. Kennedy is carried from the Executive Mansion to lie in state at the Capitol, Nov. 24, 1963.


The flag-draped casket of President John F. Kennedy lies in state in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Nov. 23, 1963.

The flag-draped casket of President John F. Kennedy lies in state in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Nov. 23, 1963.


The flag-draped casket of President John F. Kennedy lies in state in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Nov. 23, 1963.

The flag-draped casket of President John F. Kennedy lies in state in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Nov. 23, 1963.


Lee Harvey Oswald is shown early Nov. 23, 1963, as he stood before newsmen in a Dallas police station where he repeatedly denied that he had assassinated President Kennedy yesterday.  "I did not kill President Kennedy," he said. "I did not kill anyone. I don't know what this is all about." He was brought before the newsmen just after formal charges of murder were filed against him.

Lee Harvey Oswald is shown early Nov. 23, 1963, as he stood before newsmen in a Dallas police station where he repeatedly denied that he had assassinated President Kennedy yesterday. "I did not kill President Kennedy," he said. "I did not kill anyone. I don't know what this is all ...


Lee Harvey Oswald is shown early Nov. 23, 1963, as he stood before newsmen in a Dallas police station where he repeatedly denied that he had assassinated President Kennedy yesterday.  "I did not kill President Kennedy," he said. "I did not kill anyone. I don't know what this is all about." He was brought before the newsmen just after formal charges of murder were filed against him.

Lee Harvey Oswald is shown early Nov. 23, 1963, as he stood before newsmen in a Dallas police station where he repeatedly denied that he had assassinated President Kennedy yesterday. "I did not kill President Kennedy," he said. "I did not kill anyone. I don't know what this is all ...


A view of the pergola on the north side of Elm Street in Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Tex., Nov. 22, 1963, moments after shots felled President John F. Kennedy and Texas Gov. John Connally while riding in the presidential motorcade, Nov. 22, 1963. Man with back to camera is Abraham Zapruder with his assistant Marilyn Sitzman beside him. Charles and Beatrice Hester are sitting on the ground.

A view of the pergola on the north side of Elm Street in Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Tex., Nov. 22, 1963, moments after shots felled President John F. Kennedy and Texas Gov. John Connally while riding in the presidential motorcade, Nov. 22, 1963. Man with back to camera is Abraham ...


This diagram shows how Lee Harvey Oswald, suspected assassin of Pres. John F. Kennedy, was  slain while being transferred to the county jail, Nov. 24, 1963.  He was brought down the elevator en route to an armored car at Commerce Street  when gunned down by Jack Ruby.  Oswald died a short time later in the hospital.

This diagram shows how Lee Harvey Oswald, suspected assassin of Pres. John F. Kennedy, was slain while being transferred to the county jail, Nov. 24, 1963. He was brought down the elevator en route to an armored car at Commerce Street when gunned down by Jack Ruby. Oswald died a ...


Secret Service agent Clint Hill climbs into the back seat of the limousine a moment after President John F. Kennedy and Governor John Connally of Texas were shot in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963.  Black arrow points to Mrs. Connally ducking bullets, and white arrow points out the agent's foot, mistakenly thought to be the president's when the photo first ran.

Secret Service agent Clint Hill climbs into the back seat of the limousine a moment after President John F. Kennedy and Governor John Connally of Texas were shot in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963. Black arrow points to Mrs. Connally ducking bullets, and white arrow points out the agent's foot, mistakenly ...


President John F. Kennedy slumps down in the back seat of the Presidential limousine as it speeds along Elm Street toward the Stemmons Freeway overpass after being fatally shot in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963.  Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy leans over the president as Secret Service agent Clinton Hill rides on the back of the car.  (AP Photo/Ike Altgens)

President John F. Kennedy slumps down in the back seat of the Presidential limousine as it speeds along Elm Street toward the Stemmons Freeway overpass after being fatally shot in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963. Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy leans over the president as Secret Service agent Clinton Hill rides on ...


President Kennedy's limousine speeds along Elm Street toward the Stemmons Freeway overpass moments after he was shot at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Tex., Nov. 22, 1963. Secret Service agent Clint Hill is seen on the back of the car as Jacqueline Kennedy tends to her fatally wounded husband.

President Kennedy's limousine speeds along Elm Street toward the Stemmons Freeway overpass moments after he was shot at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Tex., Nov. 22, 1963. Secret Service agent Clint Hill is seen on the back of the car as Jacqueline Kennedy tends to her fatally wounded husband.


The limousine carrying mortally wounded President John F. Kennedy races toward the hospital seconds after he was shot in Dallas, Tx., Nov. 22, 1963.  With secret service agent Clinton Hill riding on the back of the car, Mrs. John Connally, wife of the Texas governor, bends over her wounded husband, and Mrs. Kennedy leans over the president. (AP Photo/Justin Newman)

The limousine carrying mortally wounded President John F. Kennedy races toward the hospital seconds after he was shot in Dallas, Tx., Nov. 22, 1963. With secret service agent Clinton Hill riding on the back of the car, Mrs. John Connally, wife of the Texas governor, bends over her wounded husband, ...


Seen through the limousine's windshield as it proceeds along Elm Street past the Texas School Book Depository, President John F. Kennedy appears to raise his hand toward his head within seconds of being fatally shot in Dallas, Nov 22, 1963. Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy holds the President's forearm in an effort to aid him. Gov. John Connally of Texas, who was in the front seat, was also shot. (AP Photo/James W. (Ike) Altgens)

Seen through the limousine's windshield as it proceeds along Elm Street past the Texas School Book Depository, President John F. Kennedy appears to raise his hand toward his head within seconds of being fatally shot in Dallas, Nov 22, 1963. Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy holds the President's forearm in an effort ...


President John F. Kennedy is seen riding in motorcade approximately one minute before he was shot in Dallas, Tx., on Nov. 22, 1963.  In the car riding with Kennedy are Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy, right, Nellie Connally, left, and her husband, Gov. John Connally of Texas.

President John F. Kennedy is seen riding in motorcade approximately one minute before he was shot in Dallas, Tx., on Nov. 22, 1963. In the car riding with Kennedy are Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy, right, Nellie Connally, left, and her husband, Gov. John Connally of Texas.


Secret servicemen standing on running boards follow the presidential limousine carrying President John F. Kennedy, right, rear seat, and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, left, as well as Texas Gov. John Connally and his wife, Nellie, in Dallas, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963.  Moments later, President John F. Kennedy was shot by an assassin.

Secret servicemen standing on running boards follow the presidential limousine carrying President John F. Kennedy, right, rear seat, and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, left, as well as Texas Gov. John Connally and his wife, Nellie, in Dallas, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963. Moments later, President John F. Kennedy was shot by ...


U.S. President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy are riding in the backseat of an open limousine  on Main Street at Ervay Street as the presidential motorcade approaches Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. Only moments later the ride ends in the president's assassination. Texas Gov. John Connally, who will be wounded in the ambush attack, and his wife Nellie are seated in the limousine's jump seat.

U.S. President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy are riding in the backseat of an open limousine on Main Street at Ervay Street as the presidential motorcade approaches Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. Only moments later the ride ends in the president's assassination. ...


President John F. Kennedy is greeted by an enthusiastic crowd in front of the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth,  Nov. 22, 1963.

President John F. Kennedy is greeted by an enthusiastic crowd in front of the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth, Nov. 22, 1963.


President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline arrive at Dallas Love Field, Nov. 22, 1963, the day he was assassinated.

President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline arrive at Dallas Love Field, Nov. 22, 1963, the day he was assassinated.


President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy on their arrival at the Dallas Airport (Love Field) on Nov. 22, 1963. They are greeting unidentified people. (AP Photo/HWB)

President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy on their arrival at the Dallas Airport (Love Field) on Nov. 22, 1963. They are greeting unidentified people. (AP Photo/HWB)


President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy are greeted by an enthusiastic crowd as they arrive at Dallas Love Field,  November 22, 1963. Only a few hours later the president was assassinated while riding in an open-top limousine through the city.

President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy are greeted by an enthusiastic crowd as they arrive at Dallas Love Field, November 22, 1963. Only a few hours later the president was assassinated while riding in an open-top limousine through the city.


President Kennedy and the first lady Jacqueline Kennedy receive an enthusiastic welcome as they arrive in Dallas Love Field, Nov. 22, 1963.  Later that day the president was assassinated as his motorcade moved through the city.

President Kennedy and the first lady Jacqueline Kennedy receive an enthusiastic welcome as they arrive in Dallas Love Field, Nov. 22, 1963. Later that day the president was assassinated as his motorcade moved through the city.


President John F. Kennedy's limousine heads for Air Force One at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, Nov. 21, 1963. The president and his entourage were heading to Houston.

President John F. Kennedy's limousine heads for Air Force One at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, Nov. 21, 1963. The president and his entourage were heading to Houston.


President John F. Kennedy answers a question during his news conference in Washington on Sept. 13, 1962. Much of the session with reporters was devoted to a discussion of the Cuban situation.

President John F. Kennedy answers a question during his news conference in Washington on Sept. 13, 1962. Much of the session with reporters was devoted to a discussion of the Cuban situation.


Several thousand persons lined W. Federal St. and Central Square in Youngstown on October 9, 1960, to greet the Democratic candidate as he arrived downtown. Photo taken by Youngstown Vindicator Photographer Paul Schell looking west on Federal St. from the intersection of Phelps.

Several thousand persons lined W. Federal St. and Central Square in Youngstown on October 9, 1960, to greet the Democratic candidate as he arrived downtown. Photo taken by Youngstown Vindicator Photographer Paul Schell looking west on Federal St. from the intersection of Phelps.


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Senator John F. Kennedy speaks in Youngstown's Central Square on Sunday, October 9, 1960, during the presidential race.

Senator John F. Kennedy speaks in Youngstown's Central Square on Sunday, October 9, 1960, during the presidential race.


Senator John F. Kennedy speaks in Youngstown's Central Square on Sunday, October 9, 1960, during the presidential race. Photo by Youngstown Vindicator photographer Paul Schell.

Senator John F. Kennedy speaks in Youngstown's Central Square on Sunday, October 9, 1960, during the presidential race. Photo by Youngstown Vindicator photographer Paul Schell.