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John F. Kennedy Jr.
Originally posted 08/06/2014 11:00AM
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Originally posted 08/06/2014 08:00AM
He was the world's most eligible bachelor, the only son of our 35th President, with a world of possibility ahead.
Originally posted 05/19/2014 05:15PM
Twenty years ago Monday, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis died at the age of 64. Still considered one of the most famous and fascinating women in the world, she was also a devoted mother to Caroline, now 56, and John Jr., who died in 1999 in a plane crash at age 38.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
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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