"Now we approach the season which, in every year, we mark our higher purpose and our common humanity. In this year, this season is also the time to pause and the time to reflect on where we have been and where we are going. Halfway between the terrible summer of 1967, and what well may be a most difficult time in the summer of 1968…”
Sometimes I actually forget that John F Kennedy died I then remember then I cry
Memorial Day 1962, John F. Kennedy took Caroline along to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington. Pointing to a mansion overlooking the site, Caroline asked her father the name of the person who lived in it.
"His name is Robert E. Lee," said Kennedy. "He was a famous Confederate general in the Civil War."
"It’s beautiful," said Caroline, referring to the mansion.
"It is," agreed JFK. "And so is this cemetery. It’s very tranquil, almost restful… You know, Buttons, I think I could linger here forever."
Personal inspiration for Politics & Poetry.
Ah, yes! Well, I only know of one. Mr. George Clooney has some JFK stuff, he even has two of Kennedy’s ties hanging up in his home.