, Port Arthur, Texas


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FILE - In this Nov. 22,1963, file photo, provided by the White House, Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as President of the United States in the cabin of Air Force One as Jacqueline Kennedy stands at his side. Judge Sarah T. Hughes, a Kennedy appointee to the Federal court, left, administers the oath. In background, from left are, Jack Valenti, admistrative assistant to Johnson; Rep. Albert Thomas, D-Tex.; Mrs. Johnson; and Rep. Jack Brooks, D-Tex. Jack Brooks was in the Dallas motorcade Nov. 22, 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Brooks, a Democrat who spent 42 years representing his Southeast Texas district, has died at age 89. (AP Photo/White House, Cecil Stoughton, File)