JFK: 50 years later | Kevin Cullen More than a president was lost to time that day ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page CECIL STOUGHTON/WHITE HOUSE A file picture dated Aug. 31, 1963, shows President John F. Kennedy aboard the “Honey Fitz” off Hyannis Port. AP Photo/Family photo, courtesy Florida International Museum, via St. Petersburg Times A family photo taken at a friend's home in Hyannis shows John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy, and their children John, left, and Caroline. John F. Kennedy Library John F. Kennedy (center) on the beach with his brothers Robert (left) and Ted. AP Photo/Courtesy JFK Library John F. Kennedy Jr. received an early introduction to boats at the hands of his father at Bailey's Beach in Newport, R.I. Bettmann/CORBIS President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy smiled at the crowds lining their motorcade route in Dallas minutes before the president was assassinated. Bob Gomel/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images President John F. Kennedy's flag-draped coffin in the Capitol Rotunda. AP/File Three-year-old John F. Kennedy Jr. saluted his father's casket in Washington, three days after the president was assassinated. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images Robert Kennedy (left) and Edward Kennedy with their sister-in-law Jacqueline Kennedy during the funeral of President John F Kennedy.