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JFK's eternal flame still burns at Arlington

The eternal flame at President John F. Kennedy's grave burns just as brightly today as when it was first lit by a grieving first lady. Even though the section of Arlington was not ... More The eternal flame at President John F. Kennedy's grave burns just as brightly today as when it was first lit by a grieving first lady. Even though the section of Arlington was not meant as a final resting place for presidents, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy wanted her husband buried there so he would belong to the people. On a trip to the cemetery months before he died, the president had looked out on the grounds and said: "I could stay here forever." Less

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