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Liz Taylor Meets Jackie Kennedy: Tabloid Fantasy to Chance Encounter & The Only Photos of Them Together, Part I

  Take a time machine to the Jet Age, that sweet thin spot in the 60s and two brunettes stare you down from every corner newsstand or grocery checkout line.   For every Khrushchev, or John Glenn, Ringo, George, Paul… Read More ›

Liz Taylor Meets Jackie Kennedy: Tabloid Fantasy to Chance Encounter & The Only Photos of Them Together, Part II

Just in case Photoplay’s dismissive March 1964 headline about Liz and Dick had suggested the wedding was a dull afterthought, the tab’s April cover made up for it, featuring the couple kissing with the lure of exclusive photos. The affirmation of… Read More ›

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 ›

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