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Accompanying them were their stricken wives, the thirty-sixth Chief Executive of the United States, the Secret Service, and the White House press. Presently the distinguished passengers in the rest of the motorcade would be searching for them, and in an astonishingly short period of time the switchboard would be the helpless victim of inquiries from all over the world. Until today any Dallas police sergeant had carried enough rank to clear the board. In a few minutes an incoming call from a Cabinet member would be swept aside as insignificant.】

1.isn't the "thirty-sixth Chief Executive of the United States" JFK? how could he accompy himself?
2.is "White House press" here "White House press corps"?
3.does "carry enough rank to " mean "have right to?"

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    36th => Lyndon B. Johnson
    yes
    yes, have authority to

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