Sir Winston Churchill died on 24th January 1965. He was accorded a State Funeral. Here his coffin is borne along Whitehall past The Cenotaph towards his funeral service in St Paul's Cathedral on 30th January 1965.
Mother Theresa died September 5, 1997, in Calcutta, aged 87. Considered by many to be the world's only living saint, her death was overshadowed by the accident which took Princess Diana of Wales' life. India gave an unprecedented state funeral to Theresa.
POLAND. 1948. Teresa, a child in a residence for disturbed children, grew up in a concentration camp. She drew a picture of “home” on the blackboard. - I remember seeing this image in LIFE Magazine as a child and it has stuck with me over the years. The sheer terror in her young eyes always haunted me.
Children in Theresienstadt - Established in 1941, Theresienstadt concentration camp, also referred to as Theresienstadt Ghetto, was established by the SS in the fortress and garrison city of Terezín, located in what is now the Czech Republic. Tens of thousands of children were held there for months or years, before being sent by rail transports to their deaths at Treblinka and Auschwitz extermination camps in occupied Poland, as well as to smaller camps elsewhere.
July 12, 2011 "Chuck Kennedy covered the funeral of former First Lady Betty Ford at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in Palm Desert, Calif. In attendance were three former First Ladies as well as the current First Lady, all shown here backstage, from left: Nancy Reagan, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Rosalynn Carter and Michelle Obama." (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)