• Short Summary

    IN THE ROSE GARDEN OF THE ROOSEVELT FAMILY ESTATE AT HYDE PARK, NEW YORK STATE, THE BODY OF MRS.

  • Description

    IN THE ROSE GARDEN OF THE ROOSEVELT FAMILY ESTATE AT HYDE PARK, NEW YORK STATE, THE BODY OF MRS. ELEANOR ROOSEVELT WAS LAID TO REST YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) BESIDE THE BODY OF HER LATE HUSBAND, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, THE 32ND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

    MRS. ROOSEVELT DIED ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, AFTER A LONG ILLNESS. SHE WAS 78 YEARS OLD.

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY AND FORMER PRESIDENTS EISENHOWER AND TRUMAN WERE AMONG THE MOURNERS WHO ATTENDED THE FUNERAL AND THE SIMPLE BURIAL AT HYDE PARK, A SMALL COMMUNITY ABOUT SEVENTY MILES NORTH OF NEW YORK CITY.

    IT WAS AT THE SAME CHURCH - ST. JAMES' PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH - WHERE MRS. ROOSEVELT HAD ATTENDED THE LAST RITES FOR HER HUSBAND 17 YEARS AGO. THE ROOSEVELT FAMILY HAVE WORSHIPPED AT THIS SAME CHURCH FOR 151 YEARS.

    PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, WHO DIED WHILE SERVING HIS FOURTH TERM OF OFFICE, WAS BURIED ON APRIL 15, 1945. HIS GRAVESTONE IS A HUGE RECTANGULAR BLOCK OF GRANITE, A SIMPLE HEADSTONE UPON WHICH WAS CARVED HIS NAME AND THAT OF HIS WIFE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6MJO9RHAAGZV0A6G7XP80H6C9
    Media URN:
    VLVA6MJO9RHAAGZV0A6G7XP80H6C9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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