Tag Archive for ‘John F Kennedy’

On 1981 Tape, Jackie Kennedy Recalls Life as Fifties Housewife: With Sixty Newlywed Images

In photographs and a television interview from the fall of 1953 and the spring of 1954, the 24-year old newlywed Mrs. John F. Kennedy seemed to be the quintessentially submissive and serene Fifties Housewife. In 1981, by the time she… Read More ›

St. Patrick’s Day & The Presidents: Shamrocks, Leprechauns, and Some Visits to the Old Sod

Since the days of Thomas Jefferson, various, individual Presidents have chosen to commemorate St. Patrick’s Day. For much of the 19th century and early 2oth century, it was a matter intended less to honor Irish-Americans and more to seek the… Read More ›

Jackie Kennedy & JFK, Jr., Unique Mother & Son: A Photo Essay

Twenty years ago today, one of the 20th century’s most legendary Americans and perhaps the world’s most iconic woman died. Despite dying just two months shy before qualifying for Social Security benefits, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis’s associative identification in the… Read More ›

Jackie Kennedy’s Last White House Days & What She Found in JFK’s Desk

Two weeks to the day that her husband was assassinated, presidential widow Jacqueline Kennedy moved out of the White House. It was December 6, 1963. This article¬†has been converted into a pay-per-view ePublication, and is available here for reading and… Read More ›

JFK’s Children: John’s Birthday on his Father’s Burial Day & How Caroline Was Told JFK was Gone

The absence of their mother during the shocking aftermath of their father’s murder had led to several hours of uncertainty about who should first break the news to Caroline Kennedy and John Kennedy, Jr. and how it should be explained…. Read More ›

%d bloggers like this: