Lyndon B. Johnson

Jackie Kennedy, widow of assassinated President John F. Kennedy, is comforted aboard Air Force One after the swearing-in of new president Lyndon Johnson.

Photo taken at Love Field in Dallas, Texas on 22 November 1963. Those pictured include Congressman Albert Thomas (moving to hug Mrs. Kennedy), journalist Merriman Smith (over Kennedy's right shoulder), Lady Bird Johnson, and President Johnson.

Photo by Cecil Stoughton. From the collection of the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum. (Photo ID number: 1A-21-WH63)

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