Neukom’s late father, Reuben Knight, served as John F. Kennedy’s 1960 campaign manager for Wichita County in Texas. Her parents attended the inauguration in January 1961. Neukom and her family were later at Dallas Love Field in the aftermath of the assassination. She was interviewed with her sister, Chrissy Knight Doherty. Recorded January 22, 2013.
Ms. Neukom passed away on January 2, 2016.