CBS News and JFK Part 6
The city of Dallas which uh in the last 48 hours has seen the assassination of President Kennedy and then today the murder of the man who uh was accused by Dallas Police of of uh carrying out that assassination Lee Harvey Oswald. Is a city racked this afternoon apparently with telephoned threats against various figures in the uh situation down there. (licks o:39/10:26) Whether these are crank threats or not, of course, uh police have no way of knowing. There was one just a short while ago to the home of Mayor Cabell of Dallas who was en route to Dallas airport to take a plane to a new to Washington for the funeral services along with Judge Sara Hughes to administer the Oath of Office uh to President Lyndon Johnson uh 99 minutes after President Kennedy’s death on Friday. Strange sentence and does not make any sense because the oath of office occurred on a plane to Washington a few days earlier. Something is definitely amiss in that sentence! That uh call uh that telephone anonymous threat to the home of Mayor Cabell resulted in extra police precautions at Dallas airport where they held up the flight to offload all of the luggage to check it against any possibility of a bomb being placed aboard. There also is a telephone threat to a lawyer who had defended Jack Rubenstein the man accused of the murder of Lee Oswald. The threat uh telephoned to his home after the attorney had appeared on television to say that he would defend uh uh Ruby or Rubenstein uh if he was asked to be his attorney. This threat said that if uh he did defend Rubenstein he would be next as the threat went. All anonymous telephone calls and there is no particularly any significance as yet uh being placed on that. We reported earlier that the Homicide Chief Captain Will Fritz of the Dallas Police Department feels that the case is closed with the death of Lee Harvey Oswald. He has said all along that the evidence against Oswald was conclusive and final and that he had no accomplices although he acknowledges that Oswald did not say anything either during interrogation or in the hour and 15 minutes he lived after the bullet was uh sent into his body in the basement of the Dallas Police Station as he was trying to be, as they were trying to take him from the City Jail to the uh County Jail. And of course the uh US Secret Service and the FBI has not been heard from yet uh what as to whether they would consider the case closed and as far as we know their investigation is continuing and as a matter of fact Captain Fritz says that they will continue to dig up evidence against Oswald, and in that sense the case is not closed.
Will Fritz is the man leading the men holding Oswald when the shot was fired who opens his arms, but just stands there dumbfounded (but of course I don’t know him and possibly he did not hear the shot and may have been stunned by the honk of the car and he is old so might be naturally slow to react and he was in front of Oswald and may not have been visually aware and possibly he may be hearing impaired. ) He does act guilty in my opinion in the film in the garage. However, I did read his testimony and found him to be believable whether or not he was truthful. But someone by the name of Ball interviewed him. If it was George Wildman Ball, then I am suspicious of the interview itself. And in Part 5 of this series in the second picture of that post when Oswald is walking down the hallway to go into an office with people crowding around the hallway at the City jail in Dallas is a man that looks like George Wildman Ball who is a diplomat and the 7th ambassador to the UN in a cowboy hat. Why would he be in the hallway in Dallas with Oswald when he was supposed to be manning the State Department in Washington DC for the protection of the many dignitaries that showed up to the funeral of JFK?
On 22nd November, 1963, Fritz was on duty at the Trade Mart when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. He then went to Dealey Plaza and was with Seymour Weitzman, Roger Craig, Eugene Boone and Luke Mooney when the rifle was found on the sixth floor of the Texas Book Depository.
This is a CBS News Special Report
One Sunday In November
It is ten o’clock at night now in Washington DC and still the long line of people waiting to pass by the body of the dead President winds like a dark river up the great steps outside the Rotunda of the Capitol.
They are still filing slowly through the Rotunda now ask the flag draped casket which rests on the same cata that held the body of Abraham Lincoln almost a hundred years ago. They will probably continue to file past all night long until tomorrow when the body of President Kennedy begins its last journey to a grave among the nations heroes at Arlington National Cemetary.
This is Charles Collingwood.
This day of sorrow began in mourning and solemn ceremony for a martyred President, but before it was over the mood had been jarred by one more moment of grisly melodrama. Lee Harvey Oswald the accused assassin of President Kennedy was himself murdered in Dallas, Texas. He was shot in full view of the television cameras as millions caught up in the national tragedy were watching the funeral cortege prepared to leave the White House for the Capitol.
The ceremonies in Washington were echoed throughout the nation and the world today as people of every religion and from every walk of life gathered in churches and public places to mourn President Kennedy.
In President’s home city of Boston Cardinal Cushing celebrated a solemn mass of requiem.
Cardinal Cushing says somethings in Latin which I can’t translate.
Shortly after noon today while many of this country were still in church the cortege began to form outside the White House to carry the body of President Kennedy in funeral procession to the Capitol there to Lie-In-State.
At this moment in Dallas, Texas a procession of another kind was being formed to transfer Lee Harvey Oswald the accused assassin to another jail. Extraordinary precautions were taken there to ensure his safety, but newsmen and cameras were on hand eager for any glimpse of the accused man. As television viewers watched this scene at the White House proceeding according to the order and protocol prescribed for such occasions,
something happened in Dallas and the scene suddenly switched.
Obviously, this segment by Charles Collingwood is not
“As it happened”
but a synopsis of the events back then:
This film also shows the armored truck blocking the driveway of the City Jail and then it had to be moved in order for the ambulance to leave the City Jail with Oswald. So how did the ambulance get in if the Armored truck was blocking the driveway. Oh well.
Can’t say for sure but looks to me like the
Armored truck was used to facilitate this event.
A private remedy,
in fact, it is real.
For Pete’s sake Tommy Lee Jones is a policeman in this scene.
He’s an actor!
Are we living in two different parallel worlds?
Makes you wonder or me anyway who is controlling who.
Rome? The Vatican? Washington? London? Dallas? Paris? Hollywood? Berlin?
I don’t think anyone really knows and everyone was and is grappling to be on top
symbolically, monetarily, militarily, spiritually etc
Tommy Lee Jones did attend High School in Dallas at St.Mark’s in Highland Park/University Park area of Dallas near the Methodist Church where Dr. Dickinson presided. Dr. Dickinson led the Benediction and prayer at The Dallas Trade Center where JFK was going to give his speech,
but was assassinated minutes before in downtown Dallas.
Dr. Dickinson also blamed everyone in the audience for the death of JFK,
just as Jackie blamed “them” for JFK’s death even though it appears that she pulled the trigger.
Also Dr. Dickinson acted in charge of Secret Service and policemen investigation
at the School Book Depository.
When Jackie and President Kennedy were at the breakfast in Ft. Worth before they came to Dallas Jackie licks at some flowers on the table in front of her. I think in those flowers are the flowers called Devil’s Breath. It is used in the making of an anecdote for sea sickness, (something Onassis would know about being a shipping tycoon) but also if used incorrectly can make people controllable like a machine and not remember anything. In the post linked below are snapshots and the video of her flower fetish. It might explain a lot of bad behavior from many people and possibly might explain the excessive licking.
Perhaps that is symptom of that drug. Perhaps it can be used in little biscuits to control parishioners.
Maybe that is what the tongue Cues are all about.
There sure are a lot of them.
Here is a post called:
In any case I think
This is a sick religious conspiracy.
The press and many of the interviewees and Jackie seem to lick a lot at certain moments which I have tried to show in this series throughout and it definitely has some kind of meaning.
Does it have to do with Slick Willie/Clinton? Speaking in tongues?
Billy Graham seems to be ensconsed in this whole event and events before and afterwards
befriending everyone involved in
one way or another and quite a few were erased or assassinated!
Not much of a friend ….is he?
Back to Charles Collingwood and the scene in Dallas and I guess I will go through it again.
Car honks and someone yells: Here he is.
Car honks again and someone yells: Here he is.
Then Oswald is shot.
Newsman casually remarks: This is the basement floor of the Dallas City Hall and thats a scuffle on the basement floor it seems to….. cannot understand the few last words he says.
Then a voice that sounds like Tommy Lee Jones says: has been shot, Oswald has been shot.
Newsman casual reporting: Lee Oswald. We’re going to…
Now it sounds like John Cusak with curly hair: Oswald has been shot.
Newsman casual reporting: switch now
Sounds like John Cusak with curly hairagain: Police
Screen goes black
and returns to the scene with a bunch of newsmen or actors
crowding in front of camera:
Man that looks like John Cusak with curly hair: The situation is now that Lee Harold Oswald has been shot. The man who saw the shot fired said it was fired by a man wearing a black hat, a brown coat. A man that everyone down here thought was a Secret Service Agent.
Someone else says: Oswald came out
Man that looks like John Cusak with curly hair says: The Oswald was moved immediately from the area. No one knows at this time where Lee Harold Oswald is at the present time word is that an ambulance is being ready to take Oswald away. We can hear sirens outside and an ambulance apparently is….
Screen goes black. Screen reaapears again.
Man that looks like John Cusak with curly hair says: Moving down here to the basement. Here comes the ambulance.
everyone scrambles about
Man that looks like John Cusak with curly hair says: and uh Oswald will be removed now. the ambulance is being pulled up in front of us here
Someone else says:…unbelievable
Someone else says: Stand back!
Man that sounds like the man that looks like John Cusak with curly hair says: Here someone has
Someone else says: Stand back !
Someone else says: Lee Get back!
Someone else says: Back
Someone else says: All right Come on.
Someone else says: Okay. Just get low. Okay. Okay. Okay.
Man that sounds like the man that looks like John Cusak with curly hair says: Pat can you move? Okay, Pat move just a little to your left.
I think so that the camera can get a view of Oswald and the gurney.
Someone else says: We can see now that police are cordoning off newsmen from the basement in Dallas City Hall so that uh Lee Oswald can be taken to an ambulance that was just brought into the basement of the City Hall.
We’re switching now to Bob Hoffhacker downstairs.
By the way the man that sounds like the man that looks like John Cusak with curly hair is called Bob Hoffhacker and Lee (I think):)
Oswald will be moved quickly outside. The only word so far is that the shot came from a man wearing a black hat and a coat. Here comes Oswald
He’s, He is ashen and unconscious at this time now being moved in. He’s not moving.
He’s in the ambulance now. An attendant, police are quickly climbing in.
They are now having to remove the armored truck.
Why? Because it was blocking the entrance I think. Someone else from upstairs says: This is the armored truck on the outside of the Dallas Police Department. It’s being moved out on to Commerce Street and now the ambulance has coming out. The ambulance with Lee Harvey Oswald who was shot just a few minutes ago as he was being transferred to the from was planning to be transferred from the City Jail to the uh County Court House.
Back to Charles Collingwood recounting the same event:
In the basement of the Court House Policemen, reporters, and cameramen were waiting for Oswald to come down an elevator there to the right to be transferred to another jail. A man named Ruby was waiting too. The scene began with the familiar routine of news coverage of public events, the officers come down. There goes Ruby toward Oswald, he’s firing. Oswald slumps to the floor and as he does the police officers beside him leap upon Ruby as we now know him to be after the confusion had sorted itself out throw him to the ground then they take him and take him away from this basement and take him upstairs to a cell to be questioned. Meanwhile if you look toward the left of the picture underneath the headlight you will see the body of Oswald still lying there. Now they’re beginning to pay attention to the man who was killed by that assassins’s bullet. Oswald still lying on the floor as the police officers now move in to take away the murderer and to give some kind of attention to Oswald lying there mortally wounded on the floor.
News is rather-like brainwashing in a way. If you repeat something over and over and over again they say that soon you will believe it.
Just a few moments ago the District Attorney of Dallas County Henry Wade came out at Dallas Police Headquarters to give what he said was every shred of information, all evidence that he knew that he that Dallas Police had gathered since lee Oswald the man accused of killing the President. So now we bring you that report of the Dallas County District Attorney what he says is his full report on the evidence against Lee Oswald.
The purpose of this News Conference is to detail some of the evidence against Oswald
for the assassination of the President. (licks)
uhhh As a As All of you do know first there was a we have a number of witnesses that saw the person with the gun on the sixth floor of book store building the window detailing the window where he was looking out. Inside this winda the police found a row of books, cases, boxes hiding someone sitting in the winda from people on the same floor lookin’ in. Uh on the window was some boxes where in the little circle around the window by the book cases some boxes were where apparently where the person was sitting because he was seen from that particular window. (licks again) On this box that the ‘fendant ( ? ) was sitting on his palm print was found and was identified as his. (HUGE LICK)
The three ejected shells
were found right by the box. The shells were of an odd caliber of the type and later determined were of the gun that was found on the floor. (licks again) The gun was hidden on this same floor behind some boxes uh and uh some book cases. (licks again) It has I think you know have has been identified as having been purchased last March by the Oswald from a mail order house (licks again) by an through uh through an assumed named name Hydale/Hydell (?) mailed to a post office box here in Dallas. (licks again—–>) On his person was a pocket book. In his pocket book was identification card with the same name and post office box on it. Pictures were found by the defendant with this gun and pistol on in his holster. (BIG LICK)
that is an unusual
but that morning a neighbor brought
the Oswald from Irving,Texas.
uh to uh with this fella when he came back he had a package under his arm uh that he said was winda curtains, I believe, or window shades. Uh the wife said he had the gun the night before. It was missing that morning after he left. He got out around 8:00 o’clock and went to the building (licks again) behind some cars and went to work.
ran in the building and saw this man in a corner and started to arrest him but the manager of the building said he was an employee and was alright. Every other employee was located, but this defendant (?) of the company (licks again)
a description and name of him went out by police to look for him. The next we hear of him is on a bus where he got on a bus at Lamar Street.Told the bus driver the President had been shot licks again. the president told the lady all this is verified statements that told the lady on the bus that uh the President h’d been shot and said how’d he know and he says the man back there told him went back to talk to him. the defendant (?) said yes he’s been shot and laughed very loud. (Big lick) Uh Someone asks: To a lady? A lady. He then the bus. He asked the bus driver to stop got off at a stop caught a taxi cab driver. Someone asks: where? In Oak Cliff uhh I don’t have the exact place and went to his home in Oak Cliff. Changed his clothes hurriedly and left. As he left Uhhh three witnesses saw a police officer, Officer Tippit. Motioned to him or say something to him. He walked up to the car. Officer Tippit stepped out of the car and started around it. He shot him three times and killed him (Huge Lick) with
Someone asks: In front of the boarding house?
No, It’s not in front of the boarding house!
Someone asks: (I think they ask) Where is it?
I don’t have the exact, it’s more than a block. It’s a block or two. (Licks)
Someone asks: Was he on foot when Tippit saw him?
Yes, he was on foot and apparently headed to the Texas Theater
He then walked across a vacant lot. Witnesses saw him eject the shells from the revolver (licks again)
and place… reload the gun.
Someone saw him go in the Texas theater. A search was made of that later by a number of police officers at the time (licks again)
An officer of the Dallas Police ……him and asked him to come out uh He struck at the officer. Put the gun against his head
and snapped it but did not uh but the bullet did not go off. We have the snapped bullet there. (licks again)
Officer, Officers obtued/optued him (Is that a word?) at that time. (Oh I think he meant subdued or obtained him.)
Someone asks a question I do not understand. ….back there;
Against the officer’s head. Someone asks: Do you know why the gun didn’t go off? Someone else asks the for the officer’s name. MacDonald was his name. It snapped, it was a misfire. Uh (licks again)
Then uh officers subdued him some …..officers subdued him there in the theater and he was brought to the Police Station here
It missed the firing pin on the pull on the … The shell didn’t explode. It… they have it where it hit it but didn’t explode. A bunch of muffled questions by reporters. It didn’t fire the shell. Someone says: There was one officer who said that he pulled the trigger but he managed to put his thumb in the in the uh in the… Someone else says: before the firing pin and it didn’t make the ………..
It appears to me
that there is a lot of licking going on
and prompting by the press
and rehabilitation by the press
to add credibility to this press conference which is obviously
Back to Dan Rather:
That was the District Attorney of Dallas County Henry Wade giving reporters all of the information revealing all of the evidence he said that Dallas Police have on the late Lee Oswald.
A short question and answer period uh followed what you just saw there, but that was the meat of what the Dallas District Attorney had to say.
Oswald of course was gunned down in Dallas this morning in the basement of the City Jail and Police Station Building. We now will show you the film of Oswald being shot in the basement still framed.
Watch the hat in the right hand corner of the frame.
Watch Oswald’s eyes as they seem to catch the eye of the assassin. His head turns. He looks at the assassin and his eyes never leave him.
Which is ridiculous because the film shows a man’s head in front of the camera so how would anyone know that his eyes never left him, because as soon as you see Oswald again he is looking forward again. I imagine when Oswald turned his head was when the epithet was screamed at him not included in the film.
But I digress because this is probably an act anyway.
The assassin moves in. The assassin with the pistol just a few inches from Oswald’s abdomen, fires a shot, Oswald grimaces, falls to the floor in pain.
Yet this film doesn’t display that portion of this act.
Police officers immediately grab the assassin identified as Jack Rubenstein and hustle him back off into the building. Just after that Lee Oswald died in Parkland Hospital. He died almost the same time of day shortly after one o’clock and in the same hospital that President Kennedy died in on Friday afternoon. It was that kind of day in grim solemn and shamed Dallas today. (Sticks out his Tongue)
This is Dan Rather in Dallas Texas.
So the Press knew of Oswald from the beginning before he was a suspect
so give me a break this is obviously
It was out of the Press mob that Ruby emerged to assassinate Oswald.
This supposedly was an interview in the summer of 1963 by the Press.
The enemy is the PRESS!
Back to Charles Collingwood:
It is a bizarre story
This strange interplay of faith
which somehow interlocked the destinies of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Lee Oswald, and Jack Ruby.
But what Jack Ruby did has not solved the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
As far as the FBI is concerned it hasn’t closed the case. A spokesman tonight said that while there is very strong evidence some of which we heard from District Attorney Wade that Oswald was the killer the FBI is continuing its investigation. As you know Oswald maintained his innocence his his innocence until the last.
The Chief of the Homicide division of the Dallas Police Department says He does not con…..Wow that was a bad edit or a tongue twister in 3 syllables although he does consider the assassination a closed case he added that his force too will continue searching for information. (licks)
Why does Charles Collingwood think this is a strange interplay of faith?
does he know something others at that time did not know?
Or did the press know and participated
and just failed to tell the American people
that the assassination of JFK,
and the assassination of Lee Harvey Oswald by Jack Ruby
was a religious conspiracy!
(If it really happened…..that is.)
Not once do the CBS reporters in this you tube compilation
refer to faith as the reason for this treason.
It is obvious that Billy Graham knew, and Cardinal Cushing knew,
Rev. Wilkerson knew, Dr. Dickenson knew,
and the participants in Vatican ll knew.
Did our government know?
Did JFK know?
This was the day the nation was restored to solemnity,
One would hope to sanity.
This was the day America went to bury its President,
The world to bury a leader.
As if this is sane
Or this? ————>
Reminds me of Fox News Bill O’reilly and Jackie Kennedy a combo of the two.
Bill O’reilly wrote books entitled Killing Jesus, Killing Lincoln, Killing JFK and other books about killing.
He said he thought that God told him to write about Killing Jesus. He is a Jesuit.
Or how about Jackie changing her voice to Marilyn Monroes.
Is that normal?
Here is a video and time code about this new voice told by Terry Moore:
Terry Moore says: When I watched the tour through the White House I really laughed because I had met Jackie. My husband had dated Jackie Kennedy and um and I had met her several times. And I when I met her she didn’t have that voice. And I thought, whoa! (laughs) You know, I mean she just love loves Marilyn Monroe and she’s copied the voice.
Charles Collingwood of CBS News is the reporter in that video with Jackie. So why in the world does he act like he is above the insanity
when he must have been aware of her
It’s still and quiet, no wind as the members of the family and close friends move out of the White House. The Attorney General and Senator Kennedy.
And now the procession as it comes out the gate a scene from across the street in Lafayette Park where a crowd has waited in a cold clear air here now for several hours.
Turning now into the East Front Plaza stopped at the base of the steps to the East Front.
Mrs. Kennedy in the veil of heavy mourning the two brothers-in-law in formal mourning coats
Now the military guard is bringing the casket out to the East Front
Crossing the intersection of 11th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue now the caisson
jet black moving …….drawn by the seven white horses followed by the riderless black horse. Flag draped casket now in full view of the crowds standing 3 and 4 deep here along Pennsylvania Avenue, the Avenue of the Presidents.
…….above the square the bell of St. John’s Episcopal Church tolls slowly
female voice says in a high pitched voice:
Mrs. Kennedy gets out
Now in the background
the bag pipes of the Black Watch
….?…joined here the mourning….?…..
..?..out moving out
from the White House.
Now, the cassion
approaches the West Gate
followed by the personal flag
of the President of the United States
and the riderless horse.
And now comes the family
the Attorney General Mrs. Kennedy and Senator Kennedy behind other members of the family and President Johnson…..and then in cars the first of the dignitaries. And then, marching along behind ….heads of state in no particular formation, just walking ad lib and members of the White House Staff and people from the White House grounds here some of them falling into the procession to join the walk to the church.
Only one other woman besides Mrs. Kennedy is scheduled to walk in this procession, that is Queen Fredricka of Greece.
Her future queen.
Makes sense to me!)
It is odd so few women
are in this crowd!
Did Mrs. Kennedy
not like women?
I guess women just don’t fit in with her plans.
That is because Jackie is JEZEBEL!
The dignitaries from the countries all over the world. (without their wives?)
Many of them well recall President Kennedy’s words at his Inaugural Address when he said:
My fellow citizens of the world
Ask not what America will do for you
But what together we can do
for freedom of man.
He left out a part, but I’m sure there was a
(Except for women, unless you need one once in a while, for whatever.)
Mrs. Kennedy and her two children Caroline and John Jr. the Attorney General Robert Kennedy just behind her.
Being greeted now by Cardinal Cushing an old friend of the Kennedy family.
(and an admirer of Billy Graham and vice-versa)
If you get a chance please read about
Is that Nixon?
The Cardinal ascends the altar.
And will now recite the first hymn or chant of the mass.
The song of the funeral mass pleads for eternal rest for the dead and reminds us that all that is flesh and blood must come before the throne of God.
Now comes the most important reading of the mass: The proclamation of the Holy Gospel.
The Cardinal prays that he may be worthy to perform this sacred task.
I guess this reporter knows latin because I sure would never have been able to figure that out.
All stand to demonstrate this respect for the Word of God.
(That they love to alter.)
Reporter translates the Latin:
As we offer our fruits and praise to God.
We pray to God for John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the servant of God
That he may be given everlasting rest.
In a moment the Cardinal will invite all to join with angels in unceasing prayer for the throne of God.
Unceasing eh? Give me a break. Let’s be honest now. Do they really offer unceasing prayer to
the Throne of God?
To fully take part in the Holy Sacrifice
and to do what our Lord wants
The congregation receives the sacramental body of Christ in the hands of the priests.
At the end of this morning’s Funeral mass the Bishop spoke and gave quotations from Mr. Kennedy’s own speeches and from his favorite passages of scripture, but there was not scope enough to encompass the man as the country remembers him. There was the sense of grandeur that the office bestows on any man who occupies it, the sense of history that was especially strong in him. His awareness of the world and it’s vast and changing horizons. What this service could not take in, because it was an occasion of death, was the feeling of life that was so strong in him and which was felt so strongly in what he said and did. It was the thing that outraged many people and delighted many others in him. This was the man who swam in the very mainstream of life, the games people played, the songs they sang, the books they read, the jokes they laughed all, were part of his own experience. He was young and he was the picture of life. This afternoon this feeling still clung to the memory of John FItzgerald Kennedy as he was carried in death from St. Matthews Cathedral to Arlington Cemetery.
Outside of St. Matthews Cathedral the casket bearing the body of the late President now emerges into the sunshine.
Cardinal Cushing now sprinkling Holy Water over the coffin and kissing the flag
Just behind the coffin come the immediate family,
The Call To Arms as the caisson bearing the coffin of the late President is now drawn slowly by six silver white horses down Rhode Island Avenue toward Connecticut and the procession from The St. Matthews Cathedral,
the solemn procession begins.
Here’s the turn by the caisson on six white horses.
NOw th er caisson is on the Memorial Circle
There is the caisson again making it’s way into the cemetary. And so this stately, magnificent, majestic funeral procession has passed the Lincoln Memorial across the Potomac River for the final resting place of our 35th President.
New reporter reports:
The head of the procession has just entered Arlington Cemetery. Ready? The largest and certainly one of the most beautiful military cent cemeteries on er earth. Through the gates go the caisson. Now the caisson moves almost to the point at which it will be stopped and the casket of John F. Kennedy be borne to the gravesite.
The band plays The Star Spangled Banner
These are the bag pipes of the US Air Force Bag Pipe Contingent sounding off as the casket is removed from the ..?…
Now the casket has reached the graveside.
Jets fly by.
…………?…..in honor of the late President.
Presidential valet/ballet? takes its position. Mrs. Kennedy is closest toward us.
And now the ceremonial drill.
Emanuel of the Irish God? (not sure if that was what was said.)
In the name of the Father,and of his Son and of the Holy Ghost. Aye men.
Let us pray.
Prays a prayer but hard to understand his voice. So you have to hear it yourself on the you-tube if you want to know what was said. I sure can’t understand it.
I doubt anyone there at the time understood either. That is so helpful, too. But he has style, even if he can’t be understood. I’m sure that gives him the upper hand.
The man behind him is a bit snobbish but I guess when you can stand behind Cushing ….
So Is Cardinal Cushing CUSH of the bible?
And I’ll I bet Putin of Russia is Put of the bible.
The land if Ur is the Ur-al mountain area in Russia?
Makes sense to me!
The soldiers fold the flag
Jackie lights the flame and passes it to two of the brothers (I think Robert and Ted) to do the same.
And the President belongs to the Ages
And now this fourth day of the nation’s ordeal is drawing to a close. We have lived through much history in these four days and as this fourth day ends the emphasis has subtly, but importantly shifted.
These four days began in consternation and grief as the President was struck down
and the nations struggled to
comprehend the tragedy.
They ended tonight with the focus on the new President surrounded at a great reception by the leaders of other nations and their emissaries. That is the way nations survive. The President may die, the Presidency must not. It is the mark of stable and successful nations that they order the succession of leadership in this wise and there is no struggle for control or faltering of direction. This must be so.
But it has put a terrible burden upon Mrs. Kennedy these last four days. She has had to transcend her own heartbreak and what must have been her own desire for solitude to play her public roll in the transition of power that had been so cruelly struck from her husband’s hands. Noone else had it in his power to give her strength, but in some profound way she gave strength to the nation and the world will not soon forget the image of that proud and beautiful young woman to whom faith has dealt such terrible blows doing what she had to do, unbroken and dry-eyed. (?) Yet she sniffled.
Thus the nation continues, tomorrow the kings and princes and men of state will depart, the wheels of government will turn and all the threads of national life will be picked up, but everything will not be as it was for something has happened in these four days beyond the demonstration that our system is capable of an orderly transition of power.
There has been a drawing together of our people under the
compulsion of a shared experience.
The political experts who never sleep have brought up a number of technical factors
which they believe have greatly changed the political situation
in which next years elections are going to be held.
But there is another factor that they have not mentioned
we have been read a terrible lesson in the products of hate and malevolence
which Chief Justice Warren said in his eulogy yesterday,
have eaten into the bloodstream of American life.
They have also eaten into our politics.
I talked earlier about Chief Justice Earl Warren and his possible relationship to Rick Warren.
Chief Justice Warren was the head of the Warren Commission
which tucked this assassination under a rug with the help of Double Day Publishers
and Jackie Onassis who worked for Double Day Publishers
who helped in her fashion.
But in these four days there has been a revulsion against them. Not simply against the presumed politics of the President’s accused assassin, but against all the forces of unreason which have possessed us. By it’s brutality and senselessness the assassination of the President has served to put forth for the time being at any rate our politics in a new and more reasonable perspective.
For a time under the shadow of this tragedy our political dialogue may be a healthier conversation. That would be a fitting tribute to President Kennedy. He has striven for that and an auspicious climate for President Johnson to take up his task.
This is Charles Collingwood
CBS News has presented THE FOUR DARK DAYS FROM DALLAS TO ARLINGTON.
This is the CBS Television Network
It is said that the human mind has a greater capacity for remembering the pleasant than the unpleasant, but today was a day that will live in memory and in grief. Only history can write the importance of this day. Were these dark days the harbingers of even blacker ones to come or like the black before the dawn shall they lead to some still as yet indiscernable sunrise of understanding among men that violent words no matter what their origin or motivation can lead only to violent deeds. This is the larger question that will be answered in part in the manner that has shaken civilizations seeks the answers to the immediate questions who and most importantly what was Lee Harvey Oswald. A world’s doubts must be put to rest. Tonight there will few Americans who will go to bed without carrying with them a sense that somehow they have failed. If in a search of our conscience we find a new dedication to the American concepts that brook no political, sectional, religious or racial divisions. And maybe it may yet be possible to say that John Fitzgerald Kennedy did not die in vain.
That’s the way it is
Monday November 25th, 1963.
This is Walter Cronkite.
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