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What rules were broken when John F. Kennedy died?

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April 03, 2012 6:13AM

There were several 'inconsistances' in the legal procedures after the death of JFK. Officials wanted to hustle the body back to Washinton DC while the law in Texas says that an autopsy and coroner's inquest must occur first.

Vice President Johnson, insensitive to the feelings of the newly widowed Jackie Kennedy, was adament that he take the oath of office before Air Force One left the Dallas airport. President Kennedy's body was still warm when he demanded to be sworn in as President and further demanded that Jackie stand right beside him while he took his oath as the 36th President. The word 'callus' would seem to be an understatement for Johnson's actions. Mrs. Kennedy, ever the classy lady, bore up remarkably well under the circumstances.