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John F. Kennedy Library Releases Letters to Jackie After Assassination | Kennedy Assassination, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, John F. Kennedy, Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Library Releases Letters to Jackie After Assassination

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.

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RFK Jr.'s Daughter Kyra Kennedy Makes Formal Debut at Debutante Ball

Kyra Kennedy Makes Formal Debut at Debutante Ball

Originally posted 12/02/2013 08:30PM

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s daughter and great niece of the late President John F. Kennedy, Kyra, made her formal debut at the Bal Des Débutantes 2013 in Paris over the weekend.

The 18-year-old aspiring fashion designer looked radiant Saturday in a blue Christian Dior dress.

"It's my first time wearing haute couture so that's really exciting, and I'm obsessed by the color," Kyra told the AFP.

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Rob Lowe 'Inhabits' President Kennedy for New TV Movie | Rob Lowe

UpdatePosted 10/22/2013 10:35AM

Rob Lowe 'Inhabits' President Kennedy for New TV Movie

Originally posted 10/22/2013 08:00AM


Rob Lowe took a thoughtful approach to playing one of our nation's most beloved public figures, John F. Kennedy.

"I think for known figures, the key is inhabitation, not imitation," Lowe says of his transformation into the 35th President for National Geographic Channel's Killing Kennedy, based on Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's book.

It airs Nov. 10 – 12 days before the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination.

Lowe had studied the Kennedys for some time, well before he was asked to play the role.

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Happy 60th Anniversary: Relive JFK and Jackie's Wedding Day

JFK & Jackie's Wedding Day: A LIFE Lookback

Originally posted 09/12/2013 09:30AM

Socialite Jacqueline Bouvier married Massachusetts Sen. John F. Kennedy, scion of the powerful Boston clan, in Newport, R.I., on Sept. 12, 1953, and though it would be another seven years before the movie-star-beautiful couple would be ready to move into the White House, it easily could be said Camelot was born on their wedding day.

"The whole affair, said one enthusiastic guest, was 'just like a coronation,' " reported LIFE magazine, America's window on the world at the time.

To mark the 60th anniversary of the nuptials, LIFE.com offers a gallery of the very best of photographer Lisa Larsen's takes from Jack and Jackie's wedding album – capturing the bride's Battenburg gown of 50 yards of material, the groom's first bite (a fruit cup) and Jackie's dance with her new father-in-law, the imposing Joseph P. Kennedy.

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PHOTO FLASHBACK: Conor Kennedy's (Very) Handsome Family Resemblances | John F. Kennedy Jr.

Conor Kennedy Looks Just Like JFK Jr.

Originally posted 08/03/2012 11:20AM

Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy's new romance is making headlines, but the Kennedy family's dashing good looks are old news.

In fact, Conor, 18, bears a striking resemblance to a young John F. Kennedy Jr., seen here at the age of 19. With messy dark hair and a furrowed brow, their likeness is unmistakeable.

In this snapshot, John Jr. – the son of Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy – is seen in 1980 enjoying Labor Day weekend on Cape Cod, at the Kennedy family's six-acre waterfront property in Hyannis Port, Mass. (JFK. Jr. died in a tragic 1999 plane crash, when he was 38.)

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Jackie Kennedy Tapes Reveal Her Love for JFK

Jackie Kennedy Tapes Reveal Her Love for JFK

Originally posted 09/14/2011 08:15AM

She was one of the world's most beloved yet mysterious women. And as a young widow following her husband's murder in 1963, Jacqueline Kennedy largely kept quiet in her torrent of grief.

Until now.

Eight and a half hours of recordings of Mrs. Kennedy from seven interviews in 1964, four months after the president's Nov. 22, 1963, murder, are set to be released as an audio book Wednesday. In excerpts published in The New York Times, the former first lady holds forth on everything from the Cuban Missile Crisis to the world's great leaders of the time to her own husband – whom she idolized to the end.

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Supporters Dismiss Diana-JFK Jr. Book Claim | Princess Diana

Supporters Dismiss Diana-JFK Jr. Book Claim

Originally posted 06/28/2005 08:00AM

A new book by the late Princess Diana's friend and astrologer, Simone Simmons, has some royal watchers and Diana loyalists up in arms.

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'Baywatch' Cad Talks Up Bessette Affair

Originally posted 03/29/2004 10:00AM

Former "Baywatch" actor Michael Bergin is in full media-blitz mode this week with his new book, in which he details a long-term affair with John F. Kennedy Jr.'s wife, Carolyn Bessette.

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NEWS BRIEFS: JFK Jr. Considered Senate

Originally posted 03/17/2004 9:35AM

OPPOSED: John Kennedy Jr. was said to be "upset" when Hillary Rodham Clinton announced she was running for the office of Democratic U.S. Senator from New York, a job that he wanted, according to author Laurence Leamer's new book, "Sons of Camelot." But the New York Post quotes Leamer as saying that Kennedy (who was killed in a 1999 plane crash) put his political ambitions on hold for Clinton because he was a gentleman.

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JFK Jr. Jeep Sold

Originally posted 09/10/1997 12:00AM

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