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March 1963: The Kennedys at Camp David

Published 6:08 PM ET, Wed March 27, 2013
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A recently released series of rare photos show President John F. Kennedy and his family enjoying a weekend at Camp David, 50 years ago this month. Here, the president and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy stand with John Jr., with daughter Caroline on horseback. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo
Kennedy looks on as Under Secretary of the Navy Paul "Red" Fay picks up the president's son. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo
Sally Fay, the daughter of the Navy under secretary, rides Caroline Kennedy's pony, Macaroni, as her father and Caroline Kennedy walk alongside. "Macaroni" is wearing a Moroccan saddle, which was given to Caroline by King Hassan II of Morocco during his state visit earlier that month. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo
Caroline sits astride Macaroni during the weekend trip to Camp David, located in Frederick County, Maryland. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo
John Jr. sits in the cockpit of the presidential helicopter. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo
John Jr. in the pilot's seat of the presidential helicopter. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo
John Jr. tries on a headset. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo
President Kennedy and his son walk holding hands as Caroline rides Macaroni. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo
Kennedy and John Jr. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo
Jackie Kennedy assists two unidentified men with the harnessing and saddling the pony. The president smokes a pipe while a cameraman films the moment. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo
Kennedy holds a pipe while he and Fay sit on a bench. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo
Sally Fay sits on Macaroni as her father and Caroline Kennedy hold the bridle. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo
Jackie Kennedy helps get Macaroni harnessed and saddled for Caroline. Robert Knudsen/White House Photo