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New Photography Exhibit In NY And DC Commemorates John F. Kennedy’s Centennial Year

Publisher: 
Forbes
Date: 
June 30, 2017
To commemorate the centennial of John F. Kennedy’s birth, the New-York Historical Society and Smithsonian American Art Museum are both displaying an exhibition of 77 photos of JFK’s life, from his first Congressional bid; marriage to Jacqueline Bouvier in 1953; his run for the White House in 1960; his role as commander-in-chief; and his assassination in Dallas in 1963. The exhibition brings together images from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Getty Images, private collections, and the Kennedy family archives. Some of the photographs are iconic, while others have rarely been seen. Read more…
Creative: Tronvig Group