does the pool here mean "swiming pool?" or anything else?
Later that would be his wife's most vivid recollection of his response— how, in the starless night, he remembered how bright the sun had been. McCone was struck by the fact that "through this ordeal, as severe a trial as a man can go through, he never cracked. He was steely. Obviously he was seriously affected, but at no time did he lose his composure." They descended the stairs in a rank of three and walked to the rear porch. Kennedy poked his head in a window of the living room, where Morgenthau and several others were watching the television commentary.
"He died," he said in a low voice and walked toward the pool.