Friday, November 22, 2013

Queen Elizabeth's message following assassination

November 22, 1963

Queen Elizabeth II, who is at Luton Hoo for the weekend with Sir Harold and Lady Zia Wernher, has sent a private message "of heartfelt and sincere sympathy" to Mrs. Kennedy following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

The Queen also sent a message to President Johnson, saying she was "shocked and horrified" by the news of President Kennedy's death.

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