“We’ve had news of an accident”

Written by Justine Rothbart

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AAUW member Judge Sarah Hughes (left) swears in Lyndon B. Johnson as Jackie Kennedy and others watch. November 22, 1963. (Image by Cecil Stoughton, White House Photo Office. Courtesy of LBJ Presidential Library, Austin)

AAUW member Judge Sarah Hughes (left) swears in Lyndon B. Johnson as Jackie Kennedy and others watch. November 22, 1963. (Image by Cecil Stoughton, White House Photo Office. Courtesy of LBJ Presidential Library, Austin)

Fifty years later, we remember the tragic day of November 22, 1963. As the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Archives Intern, I looked back through oral histories to find the story of one person who was not only a witness, but a key figure in history on November 22, 1963: Judge Sarah T. Hughes.

Click here to read the full story of Judge Sarah T. Hughes.

 

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