5/21/2009   1
President-elect John F. Kennedy    The Kennedys stand by at the
wheels his wife Jacqueline from    christening of John Jr....
Caroline Kennedy, 3, kisses her new
                       baby brother.




5/21/2009                                    ...
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President Kennedy claps as Caroline and
            John Jr. dance around the Oval Office in 1962.




5/21/2009          ...
John Jr. shares a moment outside
the West Wing with his father, the
youngest man ever elected to the       The president's...
John Jr. does a little extra    President Kennedy secretly arranged for
work around the office with       Look photographe...
5/21/2009   9
President Kennedy and John Jr.     John Jr. at the wheel of a
play in a rowboat on a beach in   speedboat in the summer of...
President Kennedy leads the way for Caroline and John Jr. as
            they go to visit their mother in the hospital aft...
Jacqueline Kennedy attends
                                                      Mass with her son in 1963.

John Jr. play...
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Nov. 25, 1963, JFK Jr.'s third birthday.
            Wrote Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr.: quot;... He was more than a pri...
Jacqueline Kennedy leads Caroline and John Jr. from the Capitol for a
         service honoring the slain president. The c...
5/21/2009   16
Caroline and John Jr. leave        Edward M. Kennedy and his
their father's funeral Mass at    nephew in Stowe, Vt., durin...
At the 1969 dedication of the
                                     Washington sports stadium named
 At his uncle's grave, ...
Kennedy and his mother attend a   Kennedy and sister Caroline attend the
memorial Mass marking the first     1975 funeral ...
Kennedy arrives for his freshman    Kennedy, with his mother, graduated
year at Brown University in 1979.     from Brown i...
John F. Kennedy Jr. attended the 1999 commencement
            at Washington College in Chestertown, Md. Colleagues
      ...
5/21/2009   22
By 1989, a year after he        Walking a Hyannis Port beach alone
  introduced his uncle, Sen.         the morning after ...
At the September 1995 launch       The president and editor of George
  of George, a magazine that        poses with an en...
Kennedy, vacationing near
his family home in Hyannis
   Port, Mass., was once
 named the quot;Sexiest Man
Alivequot; by Pe...
At a 1997 panel discussion at the Harvard University
            school of government named for his father. JFK Jr. once
 ...
Interviewing the Dalai Lama in 1997. In recent years, quot;Kennedy became the oddest of
                                  ...
And the interviewee: Kennedy answered
            questions in 1996 with TV host Oprah Winfrey.




5/21/2009             ...
The Kennedys have grieved publicly many
              times. In January 1998, John Jr., right,
             embraced his c...
Kennedy and older sister Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg
               grew up in the public eye. In 1998, they presented th...
John F. Kennedy Jr. and        John and Carolyn Kennedy are
 President Clinton share the     hosted at the White House by ...
The relationship between Jacqueline
              Kennedy Onassis and her children was
            close; they delighted i...
The Kennedys long endured the spotlight. Here, at a
            1992 ceremony: Sen. Edward Kennedy, Jacqueline
           ...
Wherever Kennedy went, so did         Kennedy Jr. and older sister
  reporters, including a pack       Caroline Kennedy Sc...
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Kennedy was an avid         John F. Kennedy Jr. and actress Darryl
          adventurer who tried         Hannah skate on ...
JFK Jr. was linked frequently with
   John F. Kennedy Jr. and Daryl     celebrities, including singer
    Hannah have fame...
5/21/2009   40
The September 1996 Kennedy-          From the moment they stepped
    Bessette wedding was a private affair      out of a ...
Kennedy Jr. and his wife, Carolyn, a
    former Calvin Klein publicist, often
       strolled through their TriBeCa
      ...
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Kennedy and his wife, Carolyn
            Bessette, in Rome in August 1998.




5/21/2009                                 ...
John F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife Carolyn get cozy at
              the Vanity Fair party following the White House
       ...
Carolyn Bessette Kennedy,
 The worst part of being sidelined        accompanied by their
 after a May paragliding accident...
William Noonan was JFK,
 Jr.'s best friend and decided
that it was time to portray him
 in a true manner, which the
      ...
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We that had loved him so, followed him,
                           honoured him,
               Lived in his mild and magn...
In Memory of . . .




                                                              Lauren Bessette
Carolyn Bessette Kenn...
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  1. 1. 5/21/2009 1
  2. 2. President-elect John F. Kennedy The Kennedys stand by at the wheels his wife Jacqueline from christening of John Jr., during the hospital several days after the ceremony with his she gave birth to a 6-pound, 3- godparents, Mr. and Mrs. ounce boy on Nov. 25, 1960. Charles L. Bartlett. 5/21/2009 2
  3. 3. Caroline Kennedy, 3, kisses her new baby brother. 5/21/2009 3
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  6. 6. President Kennedy claps as Caroline and John Jr. dance around the Oval Office in 1962. 5/21/2009 6
  7. 7. John Jr. shares a moment outside the West Wing with his father, the youngest man ever elected to the The president's son in his White House. father's rocking chair, Oct. 14, 1963. 5/21/2009 7
  8. 8. John Jr. does a little extra President Kennedy secretly arranged for work around the office with Look photographer A. Stanley Tretic to secretary Evelyn Lincoln as take photos of the children playing in the his father talks on the White House when his wife was away. phone. Later Jacqueline Kennedy delighted in the photos, especially this one of John John under the desk now used by President Clinton. 5/21/2009 8
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  10. 10. President Kennedy and John Jr. John Jr. at the wheel of a play in a rowboat on a beach in speedboat in the summer of Newport, R.I. 1963. 5/21/2009 10
  11. 11. President Kennedy leads the way for Caroline and John Jr. as they go to visit their mother in the hospital after the premature birth of their brother, Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, in August 1963. Patrick died two days later. 5/21/2009 11
  12. 12. Jacqueline Kennedy attends Mass with her son in 1963. John Jr. plays with his mother's string of pearls. 5/21/2009 12
  13. 13. 5/21/2009 13
  14. 14. Nov. 25, 1963, JFK Jr.'s third birthday. Wrote Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr.: quot;... He was more than a prince, more than the inheritor of a legacy, more than a little boy who saluted a casket and moved a nation to tears.quot; 5/21/2009 14
  15. 15. Jacqueline Kennedy leads Caroline and John Jr. from the Capitol for a service honoring the slain president. The children's uncle, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, follows. 5/21/2009 15
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  17. 17. Caroline and John Jr. leave Edward M. Kennedy and his their father's funeral Mass at nephew in Stowe, Vt., during an St. Matthew's Roman Easter skiing vacation in 1964, four Catholic Church in months after the assassination of Washington. the boy's father. 5/21/2009 17
  18. 18. At the 1969 dedication of the Washington sports stadium named At his uncle's grave, near their for his slain uncle, New York Sen. father's memorial in Arlington Robert F. Kennedy. National Cemetery, Kennedy kneels with his mother and sister. 5/21/2009 18
  19. 19. Kennedy and his mother attend a Kennedy and sister Caroline attend the memorial Mass marking the first 1975 funeral of stepfather Aristotle anniversary of Robert Kennedy's Onassis on his private island in death. Greece. 5/21/2009 19
  20. 20. Kennedy arrives for his freshman Kennedy, with his mother, graduated year at Brown University in 1979. from Brown in 1983 with a BA in history. 5/21/2009 20
  21. 21. John F. Kennedy Jr. attended the 1999 commencement at Washington College in Chestertown, Md. Colleagues say he took to heart an adage invoked by his grandmother Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy: quot;Of everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required.quot; 5/21/2009 21
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  23. 23. By 1989, a year after he Walking a Hyannis Port beach alone introduced his uncle, Sen. the morning after his grandmother Edward M. Kennedy, at the Rose died in 1995. Said a family friend Democratic National to Newsweek: quot;John had great self- Convention in Atlanta, John Jr. confidence in his ability to come begins to display his father's through these things. He had the charisma. sense that 'there is nothing I can't cope with myself'.quot; 5/21/2009 23
  24. 24. At the September 1995 launch The president and editor of George of George, a magazine that poses with an enlarged magazine mixes politics, culture and cover of actor Sean Penn. celebrity. Wrote longtime friend Considered a hands-on editor, in Douglas Brinkley: quot;To John, recent months Kennedy journalism was an intoxicating concentrated on wooing investors. profession.quot; 5/21/2009 24
  25. 25. Kennedy, vacationing near his family home in Hyannis Port, Mass., was once named the quot;Sexiest Man Alivequot; by People magazine. 5/21/2009 25
  26. 26. At a 1997 panel discussion at the Harvard University school of government named for his father. JFK Jr. once said being the son of a legend quot;makes for a rich and complicated life.quot; 5/21/2009 26
  27. 27. Interviewing the Dalai Lama in 1997. In recent years, quot;Kennedy became the oddest of postmodern creatures: a supercelebrity and journalist rolled into one,quot; friend Douglas Brinkley wrote. 5/21/2009 27
  28. 28. And the interviewee: Kennedy answered questions in 1996 with TV host Oprah Winfrey. 5/21/2009 28
  29. 29. The Kennedys have grieved publicly many times. In January 1998, John Jr., right, embraced his cousin Douglas before the funeral of Michael Kennedy, who died in a skiing accident. 5/21/2009 29
  30. 30. Kennedy and older sister Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg grew up in the public eye. In 1998, they presented the annual Profile in Courage award, which took its name from a book by their father. 5/21/2009 30
  31. 31. John F. Kennedy Jr. and John and Carolyn Kennedy are President Clinton share the hosted at the White House by Bill stage following a viewing of Clinton, the nation's 42nd quot;From the Earth to the Moonquot; president, who points out the official at the White House March 5, portrait of the 35th president, John 1998. F. Kennedy. 5/21/2009 31
  32. 32. The relationship between Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and her children was close; they delighted in time spent together, with simple pleasures such as celebrating Mom's birthday with a cake. 5/21/2009 32
  33. 33. The Kennedys long endured the spotlight. Here, at a 1992 ceremony: Sen. Edward Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, John F. Kennedy Jr., Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg and Edwin Schlossberg. 5/21/2009 33
  34. 34. Wherever Kennedy went, so did Kennedy Jr. and older sister reporters, including a pack Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg outside his mother's New York navigate a crowd on a New York apartment May 20, 1994, City street after their mother's shortly after she died of cancer. death. 5/21/2009 34
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  38. 38. Kennedy was an avid John F. Kennedy Jr. and actress Darryl adventurer who tried Hannah skate on New York streets, paragliding, scuba diving, in- May 22, 1994, the day before his line skating, skiing, ocean mother's funeral. kayaking and Outward Bound — as well as bicycling through New York City's streets in early 1999. 5/21/2009 38
  39. 39. JFK Jr. was linked frequently with John F. Kennedy Jr. and Daryl celebrities, including singer Hannah have fame, fortune, Madonna. fabulous bone structure—and each other 5/21/2009 39
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  41. 41. The September 1996 Kennedy- From the moment they stepped Bessette wedding was a private affair out of a small chapel on on Cumberland Island, Ga. Said a Cumberland Island, Georgia, family friend: quot;John and Carolyn were John F. Kennedy Jr. and true soul mates.quot; Carolyn Bessette Kennedy were destined to inherit the spotlight that shone on J.F.K. and Jackie. As these pictures attest, the young Kennedy couple proved to be every bit as striking as their forebears. 5/21/2009 41
  42. 42. Kennedy Jr. and his wife, Carolyn, a former Calvin Klein publicist, often strolled through their TriBeCa neighbourhood. 5/21/2009 42
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  44. 44. Kennedy and his wife, Carolyn Bessette, in Rome in August 1998. 5/21/2009 44
  45. 45. John F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife Carolyn get cozy at the Vanity Fair party following the White House Correspondents Dinner in May 1999. 5/21/2009 45
  46. 46. Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, The worst part of being sidelined accompanied by their after a May paragliding accident, beloved dog Friday, calls Kennedy said, was being unable to across an airport runway in pilot his plane. The day after the September 1998, as her cast came off, July 16, he took to husband tries to elude the air for his cousin's wedding, photographers by moving his with his wife and her sister plane. 5/21/2009 46
  47. 47. William Noonan was JFK, Jr.'s best friend and decided that it was time to portray him in a true manner, which the tabloids have not managed to report. 5/21/2009 47
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  49. 49. We that had loved him so, followed him, honoured him, Lived in his mild and magnificent eye, Learned his great language, caught his clear accents, Made him our pattern to live and to die! From “The Lost Leader” by Robert Browning 5/21/2009 49
  50. 50. In Memory of . . . Lauren Bessette Carolyn Bessette Kennedy 1964-1999 1966-1999 John F. Kennedy Jr. 1960-1999 Avoiding the Spotlight: While Carolyn Bessette- Carolyn Bessette Heir to Camelot: Kennedy made headlines Kennedy tried to keep John F. Kennedy Jr. grew up at the center of an in the shadow of the American fairytale, a low profile in the face Kennedy myth and became her sister, Lauren of the media scrutiny Bessette, found success and expectations that a sex symbol, a publisher and crown prince of on Wallstreet. accompanied her America's most famous marriage into the 5/21/2009 Kennedy family. political dynasty. Trinity 50

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