J.F.K. The Unseen Photographs

As a young photographer, Jacques Lowe was invited into the Kennedys' inner circle. His pictures would help shape the Camelot mythology. From a new collection of his work, we offer a gallery never befo

The unique and intimate alliance of the boyish and eccentric photographer Jacques Lowe, then 26, and the Kennedy clan, the most power-hungry and wealthy family on the national stage, was at first unnoticed. But as it began in the mid-1950s, the Kennedy-Lowe relationship helped define, more than any record of the period, the Jack and Jackie Kennedy mythology. Lowe's Remembering Jack, which appears on the eve of the 40th anniversary of J.F.K.'s death, is in many ways the most complete account of that youthful political insurgency and the magic it left behind.

Lowe was swept into the Kennedy glamour circle...

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