Love Field stars Michelle Pfeiffer as a Dallas beautician whose life is upended on November 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy is assassinated. This unhappily married woman identifies with Jackie because they have both had miscarriages. Empathizing deeply with the Kennedy family grief, she disobeys her husband and takes a bus to Washington to attend the funeral Along the way, she befriends a black man and his traumatized eight-year-old daughter. Through circumstances beyond their control, they wind up as unlikely traveling companions pursued by the authorities. Now her maternal instincts find an unusual place to bloom.