Jacqueline Kennedy's Audio Tapes: JFK References Lincoln Assassination After Missile Crisis

President Kennedy, a student of history and President Lincoln, joked darkly after his triumph in the Cuban Missile Crisis that it might be a good night to go to the theater. JFK was referring to Lincoln's assassination at Ford's Theater after being victorious in the Civil War at the height of his political reputation. The remark is a footnote in the notes of the oral history that former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy recorded for posterity nearly 50 years ago, which have not been heard publicly...Full Story
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