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Picture of Jackie Kennedy and her daughter Caroline kneeling before a flag-draped coffin, in which lies President Kennedy, at the US Capitol
November 22, 2021

Lying in State

Jackie Kennedy and her five-year-old daughter Caroline kneel at the coffin of President John F. Kennedy after he was assassinated on November 22, 1963. An estimated 250,000 people paid their respects as the president lay in state at the U.S. Capitol for 21 hours.
Photograph by George F. Mobley, Nat Geo Image Collection
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