US fascination with JFK endures almost 60 years after assassination

President’s death continues to fuel conspiracy theories as documents stay unreleased

President John F Kennedy and Jackie  Kennedy get set for  motorcade in which he would be shot dead.

President John F Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy get set for motorcade in which he would be shot dead.

Etched into the marble floor in front of the high altar at the cathedral of St Matthew in Washington city centre is an inscription to commemorate that the casket containing the remains of former president John F Kennedy lay on that spot 58 years ago this week.

At Arlington national cemetery in Virginia on Sunday, where Kennedy’s body was taken following his requiem Mass at St Matthew’s in 1963, bouquets of roses and other fresh flowers had been placed at the graveside.

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