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JOHN F. KENNEDY ASSASSINATION A superb assemblage of signatures, being attendees of the luncheon for President Kennedy held by the Dallas Citizens Council on Nov. 21, 1963 at noon one day prior to his assassination. This is an original invitation that was later postally cancelled "Dallas, May 29, 1967", for a reunion of those present at the luncheon. Signatories are a veritable who's who in the life of JFK, and include: SARAH T. HUGHES (Judge who administered the oath of office to Johnson), BINKU GASA and ERONI HUMANA (Natives responsible for the rescue of Kennedy's PT-109), RICHARD CARDINAL CUSHING (performed the marriage rites for Kennedy and Jackie), JANET LEE AUCHINCLOSS, MAURICE N. MCDONALD (police officer who arrested Lee Harvey Oswald), Secret Service agents CLINTON J. HILL, EMORY P. ROBERTS and RUFUS YOUNGBLOOD. Along with JOHN B. CONNALLY, NELLIE B. CONNALLY, and HUBERT HUMPHREY. Seven crew members of the PT-109 also sign: MAURICE L. KOWAL, CHARLES A. HARRIS, PAT MCMAHON, JOHN E. MAGUIRE, ED FREWITCH, GERARD E. ZINSER, and GEORGE ROSS. Also signed by NEIL ARMSTRONG and BUZZ ALDRIN, attending physicians OSCAR L. HUBER and MALCOLM O. PERRY, cabinet members J. EDWARD DAY and ORVILLE F. FREEMAN, as well as ETHEL KENNEDY, HARRY S. TRUMAN, and BESS TRUMAN. Acquired by the consignor's father in person at the reunion. Simply matted and framed. Light soiling from being handed around to receive signatures, folds, overall very good condition. Not examined out of frame.
Estimate $ 1,500-2,000

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