Nation: Kenny O'Donnell

One of Kennedy's most devoted aides, Kenny O'Donnell, who had arranged the Dallas trip to straighten out "a party problem in Texas," was riding in the car behind the President when he heard Oswald's shots. "I saw the third shot hit. It was such a perfect shot—I remember I blessed myself. I was rather convinced that it was a fatal blow." Outside the emergency room, O'Donnell talked with Jackie. "I tried to in some way imply that she might leave and come with us, at least to get her out of that room. She was covered with blood. Her response to...

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