• Short Summary

    THE BODY OF THE LATE PRESIDENT KENNEDY WAS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) LYING IN STATE IN THE CAPITOL.

  • Description

    THE BODY OF THE LATE PRESIDENT KENNEDY WAS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) LYING IN STATE IN THE CAPITOL. AND THERE HIS WIFE, MRS. JACQUELINE KENNEDY AND HER TWO SMALL CHILDREN PAID THEIR LAST RESPECTS.

    FILM SHOWS MRS. KENNEDY, HOLDING SIX-YEAR-OLD CAROLINE BY THE HAND, WALKING ACROSS THE MARBLE HALL TO THE CATAFALQUE ON WHICH THE COFFIN WAS RESTING. BOTH KNELT BESIDE IT AND MRS. KENNEDY KISSED IT BEFORE WALKING AWAY.

    MRS. KENNEDY WAS ACCOMPANIED FROM THE CAPITOL BY HER BROTHER-IN-LAW, ROBERT KENNEDY, THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL. SHE WAS DRESSED IN BLACK AND WORE A BLACK VEIL. OBSERVERS SAID SHE REMAINED COMPOSED THROUGHOUT THE ORDEAL.

    THE FINAL SCENE SHOWS MRS. KENNEDY AND HER TWO CHILDREN SAYING GOODBYE TO THE NEW PRESIDENT, LYNDON JOHNSON AND HIS WIFE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6G5CWCT2W2991KK60F9V4NMT9
    Media URN:
    VLVA6G5CWCT2W2991KK60F9V4NMT9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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