After President John F. Kennedy’s death, a nation grieved. Hundreds of thousands of people lined up at the U.S. Capitol to view the president as he lay in state. As reporters, NewsHour co-founders Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil gathered any information to make sense of the tragedy. But it was personal too. Lehrer and MacNeil reflect on the profound impact of the Kennedy’s death on their lives.
Covering JFK: A nation grieves the loss of Kennedy
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