Those old enough to remember will always know where they were the moment they heard the news that JFK, President John F. Kennedy, was assassinated. JFK’s murder on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas, remains one of the darkest days in U.S. history. The iconic images of JFK and Jackie Kennedy in the convertible limousine moments before the shots were fired, the First Lady as a stunned widow, standing by as Vice-President Lyndon Johnson took the oath of office, and the heartbreaking photo of “John-John”—the President’s then-3-year-old son, John F. Kennedy, Jr., saluting his father’s casket… have become part of the very fiber of our nation’s history and collective psyche.
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John F. Kennedy’s is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, next to his wife, Jackie. His brothers, Robert Kennedy and Edward (Ted) Kennedy are buried nearby. More than four million people visit Arlington National Cemetery each year to pay their respects to the late president and his family.