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A hand in a sleeve featuring the US flag places a book on a shelf. The book is labelled Kennedy and the other books Lincoln, Washington, Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Hoover and Wilson.

The Herald, 26 November 1963

President Kennedy’s funeral had taken place in Washington DC. Kennedy had been shot dead in Dallas, Texas, only a week before the Australian election was held. Calwell always claimed the assassination affected the election result.