Funeral of John F. Kennedy - Part 1 of 3
24Nov63 2” tape rushes w/ natural sound - ANNOUNCERS or REPORTERS’ VOICES may NOT be used.
INT JFK lying in state in Rotunda of Capitol, Washington DC - VIPs standing in circle around coffin. Lyndon Johnson follows as wreath carried to coffin & bows head - watched by Jacqueline Kennedy & kids. Jackie Kennedy approaches coffin w/ daughter Caroline, kneels & kisses US flag draped over it. People leaving Capitol - Jackie Kennedy down steps w/ Caroline & JFK Junior, followed by Robert Kennedy & other family members; LS Jackie down path flanked by military & press; zoom in Lady Bird Johnson & LBJ giving condolences to Jackie - Kennedys into car - camera tracks car as it departs past crowds. High tracking shot from rooftop following Kennedy limousine w/ police motorcycle escort proceeding down Pennsylvania Avenue & out of sight - streets wet from being hosed down prior to funeral.