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Today in history: JFK is buried... again
President John F. Kennedy was buried a second time in 1967 — at a gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery that had to be specially constructed
A wreath stands in front of the gravesite of President Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery in 2012.
A wreath stands in front of the gravesite of President Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery in 2012. Win McNamee/Getty Images


March 14, 1967: The body of President John F. Kennedy was buried again — after being secretly moved while a permanent gravesite was constructed at Arlington National Cemetery. The second burial of JFK was attended in secret by his widow Jacqueline Kennedy, Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Edward M. Kennedy, and President Lyndon Johnson. Also buried: JFK's two children who died at birth.

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