Women: Three Widows

Despite well-wishing friends and sympathetic strangers, Christmas could only be a day of haunting memories for the three women whose lives were forever changed by the events in Dallas on Nov. 22. Of them, Jacqueline Kennedy probably came closest to having what might be described as a "normal" holiday.

First, she ventured out of her borrowed Palm Beach home with Caroline and John Jr. to buy a few gifts. In the past, such an expedition might merely have turned heads. But last week a compulsively curious crowd gathered as she browsed in Worth Avenue stores. It became so thick that further...

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