JFK museum releases condolence mail 50 years later

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Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 11:24 am, Tue Mar 25, 2014.

BOSTON (AP) — A series of condolence messages sent after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago was released Tuesday from the personal papers of his widow, including a letter from the mother of one of four girls killed in the bombing of a Baptist church in Alabama during the civil rights movement.

The mail released by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston comes from the personal papers of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The series contains approximately 22,000 letters, telegrams and cards from people around the world.

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