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36 Stunning Color Photos Of The Kennedy White House

Brilliant.

Posted on November 21, 2013, at 3:10 p.m. ET

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The Kennedys waiting to be introduced at their first State Dinner.
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The Kennedys waiting to be introduced at their first State Dinner.

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Kennedy carrying his daughter, Caroline, into Marine One for the first time.

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Kennedy's desk.

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Kennedy greeting the prime minister of India.

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The president and first lady sharing an intimate moment before a state dinner.
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The president and first lady sharing an intimate moment before a state dinner.

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Kennedy greeting opera singers at the White House after a performance.

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John Kennedy Jr. messing around.

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Kennedy on his way to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
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Kennedy on his way to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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Kennedy's surprise birthday cake.
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Kennedy's surprise birthday cake.

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Jackie meeting with heart disease awareness girls.
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Jackie meeting with heart disease awareness girls.

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A surprise birthday party thrown for Kennedy by his staff.

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Kennedy joking with the Joint Chiefs.
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Kennedy joking with the Joint Chiefs.

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Kennedy greeting nuns.
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Kennedy greeting nuns.

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Kennedy giving the West Point commencement address.
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Kennedy giving the West Point commencement address.

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The Kennedys in Florida, the first lady heading to the window to smoke.
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The Kennedys in Florida, the first lady heading to the window to smoke.

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Throwing out the first pitch at the Washington Senators' season opener.
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Throwing out the first pitch at the Washington Senators' season opener.

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Kennedy children and the first lady playing in the White House fountain.
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Kennedy children and the first lady playing in the White House fountain.

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John Jr. playing with the controls on Marine One.
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John Jr. playing with the controls on Marine One.

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Kennedy entertaining his daughter Caroline on the White House portico.

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Kennedy playing with John Jr.
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Kennedy playing with John Jr.

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NASA scientists briefing Kennedy on their new satellite design.
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NASA scientists briefing Kennedy on their new satellite design.

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The first Easter Egg Roll at the Kennedy White House.
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The first Easter Egg Roll at the Kennedy White House.

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The president of Indonesia greeting Caroline Kennedy at her playhouse.
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The president of Indonesia greeting Caroline Kennedy at her playhouse.

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Kennedy receiving a bowl of shamrocks from the Irish ambassador.
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Kennedy receiving a bowl of shamrocks from the Irish ambassador.

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The float for nuclear energy at the Kennedy inauguration.
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The float for nuclear energy at the Kennedy inauguration.

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Kennedy with top graduates from all the armed services academies.
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Kennedy with top graduates from all the armed services academies.

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Kennedy greeting the millionth visitor to the White House.
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Kennedy greeting the millionth visitor to the White House.

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Kennedy arriving at mass.
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Kennedy arriving at mass.

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29.

Kennedy showing some skin with the president of Chile.
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Kennedy showing some skin with the president of Chile.

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Marine One taking off from the White House lawn.
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Marine One taking off from the White House lawn.

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Kennedy shaking hands with the captains of the Army and Navy football teams.
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Kennedy shaking hands with the captains of the Army and Navy football teams.

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Children's Christmas at the White House includes a nun.

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33.

Kennedy watching a gigantic ordinance demonstration at Fort Bragg.

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Kennedy welcoming the president of Bolivia.
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Kennedy welcoming the president of Bolivia.

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Kennedy at a senator's 50th anniversary dinner in Arizona.
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Kennedy at a senator's 50th anniversary dinner in Arizona.

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Kennedy's German shepherd running on the White House lawn.
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Kennedy's German shepherd running on the White House lawn.

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Not in color, but still too perfect...

Kennedy watching his daughter build a snowman version of himself in front of the White House.

John Jr. watching his father give a speech from the White House balcony.
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John Jr. watching his father give a speech from the White House balcony.

All photos courtesy of the JFK Library.

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