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[VIDEO] Jan. 14, 1964 | Jacqueline Kennedy Thanks the Public

Jan. 14, 1964 - Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy voiced thanks today to the 800,000 persons from all over the world who have sent her and her two children messages of sympathy and grief. It was her first public statement in the 53 days since the assassination of her husband. She delivered it before television cameras in the office of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, who has been Mrs. Kennedy’s constant comfort since the day of his older brother’s death. The Attorney General’s younger brother, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, sat with him on a bright red sofa facing the former First Lady.


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