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Role, Location, Notes
Oct 22 1990

Jacqueline Kennedy

Translations from colour transparencies made by Camera Press for YL. Taken June 14, 1957. Envelope No. 11526
Sep 5 1958

Mr. William Kennedy Jr.

President, North Carolina Mutual Insurance Co.
Ebony Magazine series. For PIX Publishing


  • John F. Kennedy

  • Edward Kennedy

  • John F. Kennedy

  • Jacqueline Kennedy

  • Robert F. Kennedy

  • Robert F. Kennedy

  • John and Jacqueline Kennedy

  • Edward Kennedy, John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy

  • John F. Kennedy

  • John and Jacqueline Kennedy

  • Jacqueline Kennedy

  • Lyndon B. Johnson

  • Moira Shearer

  • Robert Frost

  • Nikita Khrushchev

  • Maya Plisetskaya


Robert F. Kennedy

American politician and lawyer, Robert F. Kennedy was born on this day, November 20, in 1925. […]

Kennedy and Nixon Debate

On October 7, 1960, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon faced off in their second debate, focusing on foreign policy and in particular the Cold War. […]

Jacqueline Kennedy

Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was born on this day, July 28, in 1929. […]

Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy addressed his supporters in Los Angeles shortly after midnight on June 5, 1968, and upon leaving the address, he was shot three times. […]

Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on November 20, 1925. […]

Robert F. Kennedy

On this day, June 6, in 1968, 42 year-old presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was shot dead in Los Angeles. He had just won the California presidential primaries in the 1968 election. […]

John F. Kennedy

On this day, November 8, in 1960, John F. Kennedy became the youngest man ever to be elected president of the United States. […]

John and Jacqueline Kennedy

On this day, September 12, 1953, Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy of Massachusetts married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier. […]

LIFE Magazine: John F. Kennedy Cover, 1961

This LIFE magazine cover from August, 1961, featured a Karsh portrait of the 35th President of the United States. Karsh made this photograph of John F. Kennedy in 1960, when Kennedy was still a senator. […]

John F. Kennedy’s 100th Birthday

John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917. The 35th President of the United States, 1961-1963, was the youngest man elected to the office. The JFK Library is commemorating his centennial during the month of May. […]

Joan Baez

Congratulations to singer, songwriter, musician, and activist Joan Baez for her Kennedy Center Honor.  […]

Ralph Bunche

Ralph Bunche was a political scientist, academic, and diplomat who became the first African American to receive the Nobel Peace Prize on this day, December 10, in 1950. […]

Apollo 11

Apollo 11 was launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida, on July 16, 1969. […]

Inspire Like Churchill

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the International Churchill Society has launched a global competition inspired by the famous speeches of Britain’s wartime Prime Minister. […]

McGeorge Bundy

“Mac” Bundy served as United States National Security Advisor to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. […]

Presidents’ Day

Today is the Presidents’ Day federal holiday in the United States. Karsh photographed twelve United States Presidents, from Herbert Hoover to Bill Clinton. […]

Ruth Draper

In 2019, 25 recordings were added to the United States Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry. One of them is Ruth Draper. […]

Bill Clinton

The 42nd president of the United States, Bill Clinton, was born on this day, August 19, in 1946. […]

Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Apollo 11 was launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center on July 16, 1969, and the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle landed on the moon on July 20, 1969. […]

Pyramide du Louvre

I. M. Pei’s glass and metal pyramid, the Pyramide du Louvre, is thirty years old. […]

Robert McNamara

On this day, November 29, in 1967, Robert S. McNamara announced that he would resign as Secretary of Defense and become president of the World Bank. […]

Supreme Court Justices

This week the United States will seat a new supreme court justice. Yousuf Karsh photographed several North American justices, from the 1930s to the 1970s. […]

Lyndon Baines Johnson

On this day, January 22, in 1973, former US President Lyndon Baines Johnson died of a heart attack at the age of 64. […]

The Warren Commission

On this day, November 29, in 1963, one week after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot, President Lyndon B. Johnson established the Warren Commission. Leading the investigation into the assassination was Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren. […]

Dag Hammarskjold

Dag Hammarskjold was the youngest person to ever have held the United Nations Secretary-General post, and is one of only four people to be awarded a posthumous Nobel Prize. […]


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