Political figures and dignitaries pay last respects to slain former President Kennedy at White House in Washington DC
Washington DC USA Date:1963, November 24 Duration:5 min 9 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Governors of various states and other government officials visit the White House to pay last respects to the Kennedy family following the assassination of President John Kennedy. Former President Truman enters the White House to pay respect to the slain president, and as he comes out with Major General Henry Vaughan (Truman's military aide), photographers flock around his car to take pictures. White House police men are seen on duty. Members of cabinet and Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara also reach the White House to mourn the death of the former President. Chief Justice Warren and Mrs. Warren, President Johnson and Mrs. Johnson, Senator of Massachusetts Leverett Saltonstall, Illinois Senator Dirksen, Chief of Protocol Andrew Bittle Duke, General Curtis Lemay of the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Eugene Zuckert and his wife, General Maxwell Taylor Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff all arrive at the White House to pay last respects to the former president John F.Kennedy. Mrs. Warren weeps as she comes out of the White House.
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