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Portrait of the Kennedys

Never-before-published photographs reveal a personal side to the first family

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According to Dallek, people associate John F. Kennedy with a better national mood, a greater promise and a greater hope. Kennedy remains a kind of highlight, or bright spot on the national horizon, he says.

"They're the symbols of what is best about America," says Dallek. "They're our American royalty."

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