Monuments: A Tomb for J.F.K.

Almost a year to the day after President Kennedy was assassinated, plans for his permanent grave were approved. It will remain on that rolling slope in Arlington National Cemetery where he was first buried. Embellished with a minimum of architectural detail by Kennedy's friend, Architect John Carl Warnecke, the grave is far more modest than another illustrious tomb in Arlington, that of the Unknown Soldier.

Warnecke, 45, was a logical choice to design the site. Kennedy idolized his heroics as a Stanford University football hero and with his art adviser Wil liam Walton, picked him to renovate Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette...

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