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[VIDEO] Sept. 12-15, 1963 - JFK in Newport (silent film)

Here is a silent motion picture of President Kennedy's weekend activities in Newport, Rhode Island, starting with his arrival and departure at Quonset Naval Air Station. Included is footage of President Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Jr., journalist Ben Bradlee, his wife Antoinette Bradlee, Senator Claiborne Pell of Rhode Island, his wife Nuala Pell, John Ryan, Mrs. Ryan, and Hugh Ryan, Jr., and others who are unidentified. The President and guests cruise aboard the "Honey Fitz" and golf. The President, his family, and guests engage in activities at Hammersmith Farm.

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