Caroline, born in November 1957, considered John Jr, born in November 1960, as her birthday gift.
John F. Kennedy, Jr. (22) at his graduating from Brown University in 1983 with a bachelor’s degree in History. It was a big media happening.
caroline whispers something to her daddy as john-john lead the troops to the candy store
John-John and Caroline “dance” for their father in the Oval Office on October 10, 1962
A typical youthful escort as the President heads for his helicopter to leave Hyannisport for Washington during the summer of 1963.
‘John was one of Jackie’s two miracles. He was still becoming the person he would be, and doing it by the beat of his own drummer. He had only just begun. There was in him a great promise of things to come.’
Ted Kennedy - July 23, 1999
Jackie with John John on the porch of their Georgetown home, 3017 N Street, June 17, 1964
“Can anyone understand how it is to have lived in the White House and then, suddenly, to be living alone as the president’s widow? There’s something so final about it. And the children. The world is pouring terrible adoration at the feet of my children and I fear for them. How can I bring them up normally? We would never have named John after his father if we had known…”
John-John playing soldier the weekend before Dallas, 1963.