JFK’s Children: John’s Birthday on his Father’s Burial Day & How Caroline Was Told JFK was Gone

Mrs. Kennedy at the birthday party she held for her son ten days after his father’s funeral. The absence of their mother during the shocking aftermath of their father’s murder had led to several hours of uncertainty about who should first break the news to Caroline Kennedy and John Kennedy, Jr. and how it should be explained. Caroline Kennedy. Earlier that afternoon, Caroline Kennedy was being driven by the mother of her schoolfriend Agatha Posen, about to have her first experience sleeping over her friend’s house. A news bulletin about the assassination broke over the radio. Mrs. Posen snapped it

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Categories: First Daughters, First Families, First Ladies, First Sons, History, Presidents, The Kennedys

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