06:35 PM EDT 12/22/2014
John F. Kennedy
Originally posted 11/25/2014 02:45PM
When Prince William and Kate come to New York City for their Dec. 7-9 visit, they will be staying at one of Manhattan's swankiest residential hotels, the Carlyle on Upper Madison Avenue.
Originally posted 11/22/2014 03:50PM
LIFE.com features a series of photographs taken during the decade and a half when JFK was on his way to becoming, for a time, the most powerful person on earth
Originally posted 05/18/2014 01:00PM
While other undergrads are hanging out with friends on their school breaks, Jack Kennedy Schlossberg is following a family tradition.
Originally posted 05/17/2014 06:15PM
Never-before-seen letters from Jacqueline Kennedy to an elderly Catholic priest offer a revealing and surprising look into the ultra-private former first lady.
Originally posted 05/07/2014 06:30AM
All eyes were on JFK's grandson, Jack Kennedy Schlossberg, May 4, when he hosted the Profile in Courage Awards at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston.
Originally posted 02/17/2014 10:00AM
Presidents Day is a time of solemn reflection on our nation's highest elected office. It's also a great opportunity to marvel at past presidents' funniest off-the-cuff remarks.
Originally posted 01/15/2014 09:00AM
A series of condolence messages sent after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago, on Nov. 22, 1963, was released Tuesday from the personal papers of his widow, including a letter from the mother of one of four girls killed in the bombing of a Baptist church in Alabama during the civil rights movement.
Originally posted 11/22/2013 01:40PM
In Dallas, somber and thoughtful ceremonies were set for Friday afternoon to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, who was gunned down on Nov. 22, 1963, as his open-air motorcade traveled through the city.
Bells were expected to toll throughout Dealey Plaza, where sniper Lee Harvey Oswald fired upon Kennedy, who was traveling with his wife, Jacqueline, and Texas Gov. John Connally and his wife, Nellie. The death of Kennedy, the nation's youngest president, plunged the word into mourning, and even today he continues to remain a figure of hope and unity.
Historian David McCullough was scheduled to read passages from Kennedy's speeches, including his much-repeated call to service made during his 1961 inaugural address: "Ask not what your country will do for you. Ask what you can do for your country."
Originally posted 11/22/2013 01:15PM
Abraham Zapruder's footage of President John F. Kennedy's assassination may be the most famous home movie in American history. It's also the most chilling.
In this video, journalist Richard Stolley (who later became PEOPLE magazine's founding editor) recounts how he tracked down Zapruder, an amateur film-buff, and purchased the 26-second clip for Life magazine.
Originally posted 11/22/2013 11:15AM
On this bittersweet anniversary, the Kennedy family has reason to celebrate: The first photos of its youngest member have emerged, 50 years after the death of President John F. Kennedy.
Nora Kara Kennedy was born on Nov. 19, joining the ranks of a family that includes one president, three senators, four members of the House of Representatives and one ex-boyfriend of Taylor Swift. Her father, former U.S. representative Patrick Kennedy, is the son of longtime senator Ted Kennedy, which (if you're keeping track) makes her the great-niece of JFK.
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