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White House Halloweens: Jackie Kennedy, FDR, Reagan, Hillary & More in Costume

(Photo Gallery of Presidential Families in Costumes follow below this essay) Halloween has been celebrated in the United States at parties for well over a century, but not until the 1950s did it go entirely mainstream with mass-produced costumes for… Read More ›

Keep Grandma Upstairs: Jackie Kennedy’s Family Secrets & The Lie Her Mother Told

This article is part of an ongoing series about the racial, religious and ethnic identity of First Ladies, beginning with the recent discoveries about First Lady Michelle Obama and her ancestry from both an Irish immigrant family of Georgia slave-owners… Read More ›

JFK with the World’s Hottest Actresses and….Hazel the Maid?!

  President John F. Kennedy is often perceived as the first sort of “Mr. Hollywood,” among the American Presidents when, in truth, most of his predecessors also maintained friendships with powerful entertainment industry figures both behind and in front of… Read More ›

Other Photos & Stars from Marilyn Monroe’s Happy Birthday Night to JFK & His Reaction

Fifty years ago tonight, more happened than just Marilyn Monroe singing her famous sultry rendition of Happy Birthday to President Kennedy. With the need to reduce so much news and history to a single snapshot image or quotable line, the… Read More ›

Jackie’s Husband & the Onassis Mistress: JFK & Callas (& Marilyn Monroe) Get Together

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy, born on May 29, had his birthday turned into a massive Hollywood meets Washington convergence at a May 19 fundraiser held in New York’s Madison Square Garden. The event proved highly successful, paying off… Read More ›

Jack and Jackie Kennedy Home Movies & Pictures of their Presidential Easters

They’re the most famous First Family, and it’s the most famous White House public event – so why didn’t President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, First Daughter Caroline Kennedy and First Son John Kennedy, Jr. ever make an appearance… Read More ›

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