JFK’S FUNERAL WAS ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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Three year old “John-John” salutes the passing casket of his father

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On the Sunday (Nov. 24th) after the assassination, President Kennedy’s coffin
was carried on a horse-drawn caisson to the U.S. Capitol to lie in state. During
the day and night, hundreds of thousands lined up to view the guarded casket.

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The riderless (Caparisoned) horse wearing the cavalry saddle, the sword and
backwards boots in the stirrups, symbolizing the end of  Kennedy’s tenure.

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The body of President Kennedy lying in state at the U.S. Capitol Building.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Assassination,DEATH,Funeral,Government,HISTORY,MILITARY,News Program and have Comments (2)

2 Responses to “JFK’S FUNERAL WAS ON THIS DAY IN 1963”

  1. J.Marland says:

    Argh…. these photos still bring tears to my eyes, even tho’ I lived thru those days – glued to the TV……

  2. DEBBIE E. REYNOLDS says:

    I will never forget this day & how much it saddened me. And even now, watching TV coverage, I’m still saddened & feel lost. He was a great man!

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