By Reuters photography archives |
November 21, 2013
Gallery: Kennedy assassination 50 years on
Education specialist Esther Kohn gestures towards a photograph taken in 1938 of the Kennedy family on display at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts December 3, 2009. The family members are: (L-R) Eunice, John, Rosemary, Jean, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., Edward, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., Patricia, Robert and Kathleen.
Jacqueline Kennedy shown in this June 27, 1953 photograph with then Senator John F. Kennedy in Hyannisport, Massachuestts
President John F. Kennedy delivers a speech at a rally in Fort Worth, Texas several hours before his assassination in this November 22, 1963
Then U.S. President John F. Kennedy (in rocking chair, gesturing with right arm) visits with his daughter, Caroline Kennedy, during Easter holiday celebrations.
John Kennedy Jr. plays with his mother Jacqueline Kennedy’s string of false pearls in this August 1962
The 18-year-old Ban Ki-moon, South Korea’s Foreign Minister, listens to speech of late US President John F. Kennedy during meeting with international students at the White House
President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy descend the stairs from Air Force One after arriving at Love Field in Dallas,Texas – that same day the president was assassinated.
President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy arrive at Love Field in Dallas, Texas less than an hour before his assassination in this November 22, 1963 photo.
President John F. Kennedy. President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy, and Texas Governor John Connally ride through Dallas moments before Kennedy was assassinated, November 22, 1963
The presidential limo sits outside parkland hospital in Dallas after the assassination of John. F Kennedy in 1963.
President John F. Kennedy’s body is loaded aboard Air Force One at Love Field in Dallas, Texas for the return flight to Washington as First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (Far R) looks on in this November 22, 1963 photo.
US Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson (C) takes the presidential oath of office from Judge Sarah T. Hughes (2nd from L) as President John F. Kennedy’s widow first lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (2nd from R) stands at his side aboard Air Force One at Love Field in Dallas, Texas just two hours after Kennedy was shot
President John F. Kennedy’s body lies in state in the East Room of the White House early November 23, 1963 after being returned to Washington from Dallas, Texas
A military honor guard escorts the cortege bearing President John F. Kennedy’s casket from the White House to the US Capitol for viewing in this November 24, 1963
President John F. Kennedy’s brother, US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, his sister Patricia Lawford, his daughter Caroline Kennedy, his widow Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy and his son John F. Kennedy Jr. depart the U.S. Capitol after accompanying the president’s casket to the Capitol rotunda in this November 24, 1963 photo.
The gravesites of former US President John F. Kennedy (top), and his wife, former U.S. First lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (bottom) are seen at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia