Jacqueline Onassis Graveside Ceremony
President Clinton attended a burial service for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis at Arlington National Cemetery. Reflecting on the life of… read more
President Clinton attended a burial service for
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis at Arlington National Cemetery.
Reflecting on the life of Mrs. Onassis, the President said, "God gave
her very great gifts and imposed upon her great burdens. She bore
them all with dignity and grace and uncommon common sense."
Also speaking at the burial ceremony were the son and daughter of the
former first family, John Kennedy Jr. and Caroline Kennedy
Schlossberg. The funeral was private and attended only by family and
close friends of Ms. Onassis. Following the short ceremony, those
attending walked by the casket before leaving the cemetery.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was married to John F. Kennedy from 1954
to 1963 and is survived by her two children and son-in-law. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Caroline Kennedy Daughter John F. Kennedy
- Edward "Ted" M. Kennedy U.S. Senator [D] Massachusetts
- Jacqueline "Jackie" Bouvier Kennedy First Lady (Former) United States
- John F. Kennedy Jr. Son
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis First Lady (Former)
- Maurice Tempelsman Friend
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