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9 Heartfelt Condolence Letters Jackie Kennedy Received From Famous People

An outpouring of sympathy for the widowed-First Lady.

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6. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev (translation below).

JFK Presidential Library

It was with deep personal grief that I learned about the tragic death of your husband, President of the U.S. John F. Kennedy. All people who knew him greatly respected him, and I shall always keep the memory of my meetings with him. Accept my most sincere condolences and expressions of wholehearted sympathy with your grievous bereavement. N. Khrushchev.

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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