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When Congress wraps up its current session this week, the last two World War II veterans will leave office. The departures of Michigan's John Dingell, 88, and Texas's Ralph Hall, 91, mark the end of an era.
A week after John F. Kennedy was murdered on November 22, 1963, his widow summoned writer and historian Theordore H. White to Hyannisport. She wanted White to write an essay for Life magazine that would compare JFK's presidency to Camelot, the mythical kingdom of King Arthur and the knights of the round table. ‘There'll be great Presidents again,’ Jackie told White, ‘but there'll never be another Camelot.’