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

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Jacqueline Onassis Graveside Ceremony

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Program ID:
57081-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
May 23, 1994
Last Aired:
May 20, 2008

Airing Details

  • May 23, 1994 | 8:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 23, 1994 | 11:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 24, 1994 | 2:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 24, 1994 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 28, 1994 | 9:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 19, 2008 | 10:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2008 | 3:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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