COLLECTOR'S authentic vintage 1963 LIFE Magazine - John F. Kennedy ; Memorial Edition. Including his biography and his most enduring words. All of LIFE'S Pictures and Text on the Most Shocking Event of Our Time.

Published by Time Inc., Copyright, 1963. Has .50 cent original price on cover. Color photograph of President Kennedy on cover and full page frontispiece. Back of magazine features a full page color photograph of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and their children, Caroline and John Jr..

"We remember the smiling young couple, and a bunch of red roses; then- the monstrous act itself; and then- a flag-decked caisson, bowed heads, a lovely widow's moving gestures, a new President's resolute face, an assassin's ironic end and a little son's salute. Yet even these memories, like those of every previous national tragedy, would eventually fade into the dry pages of history, were it not for the camera's eye that recorded with immediacy and color the events of those 72 hours. And with this record, future generations shall also become privileged witnesses to the actual event, to be present and shaken and reawakened as we were. We have devoted this edition to the memory of John F. Kennedy so that in days to come men and women may open these pages before their children and say this is how it was."

Powerful full color and black & white photographs of the fateful day including: John & Jackie Kennedy, inside the car with a flower bouquet, film frames of the shooting, JFK as a youth, on the campaign path, the funeral, military men around the casket in the Great Rotunda, Lyndon Johnson's inauguration on the plane, portrait of Lee Harvey Oswald, Arlington, iconic photo of young boy weeping as he holds a candle, funeral of J. D. Tippit and more.

Articles Include: The President's Empty Chair; The Assassination Of President Kennedy and Sorrow Rings a World;I Ask Your Help And God's (Lyndon Johnson);Grief Hit The Big And The Small; One Wished For A Sob.Any Human Sound"; His Enduring Images And Words; Rugged Primary Road, Convention Triumph; Gala Inaugural Celebration; His Best Years; Cuba, Casals, Glenn, A Test Ban; The Last Journey Began; A Sorrowing Family Marched Together; On A Hill In Arlington Came The Final Salutes; Eternal Flame; Solemn Pageantry; The 72 Hours And What They Can Teach Us; Lyndon Johnson's Life; The Assassin; First Answers To The Nagging Rumors; In Texas A Policeman And A Killer Were Laid To Rest Too; Sorrow Rings A World; Pope Paul Prayed; An Epilogue and more.

Light gray softcover, Kennedy color portrait, white & black titles, unpaginated. Binding tight. Very good+ vintage condition. Pages very good+/very good /bright/clean/general shelfwear includes surface wrinkling-crease/normal age yellowing/occasional small edge tears-few corner creasing-corner chips. Cover very good/bright/mostly clean/general shelfwear includes scuffing/rubbing/edge chipping/few small spots/some creasing.

Do not pass up this must have collector's historical magazine; will make an OUTSTANDING gift for yourself or someone special in your life!!

ITEM ID
BK2057
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

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