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Title Beach Crowd Waiting to See President Kennedy
Date 1962
Description In August 1962, President John F. Kennedy came to Los Angeles for a day-and-a-half visit. He stayed at the Santa Monica beach home of his sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Peter Lawford. Crowds gathered on the beach to catch a glimpse of President Kennedy. The Presidential flag is flying over beach house.
Collection Bob Smith Collection
Catalog Number 1998.2.66
Object Name Negative, Film
People Kennedy, John
Lawford, Peter
Search Terms Beachgoer
Santa Monica
Santa Monica beach
Year Range from 1962
Year Range to 1962