Summary:As the dead President lay in state in the Capitol in Washington. Among thousands who came to pay their tributes - his widow and children. Political leaders and Heads of State from scores of countries gathered in Washington for the funeral. Millions watched on television and mourned with those who followed the coffin. Not only millions in America, but millions in Europe, who saw the transmission relayed by television satellite. The final act in the blackest tragedy of 1963 was performed in the cemetery at Arlington. There America buries her heroes. And there, on that day, millions the world over feared they may have buried their most cherished hopes.
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