Tag Archives: Jacqueline Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Jr.’s Lost Legacy

I heard a story about John Kennedy Junior I had never heard before. Just when you think you know everything there is to know about someone you admire, something lost gets recovered. It’s no secret his mother raised her children … Continue reading

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Mr. and Mrs. Lyndon Baines Johnson

 This seems to be history week on athingirl.com. since I feel the need to weigh in after seeing the film Jackie, that annoyed me on many levels,  starting with Natalie Portman’s over the top performance, but what I’d like to add … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2016

Freedom comes with a price that’s never more evident than when you go to Arlington National Cemetery, and it has little to do with the Kennedys, all majestically buried there like movie stars. It’s those endless rows of white headstones … Continue reading

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Diana, Princess of Wails

Today, August 31st, marks eighteen years since Lady Diana Francis Spencer died in Paris’s now famous Pont d’ Alma Tunnel, in a fatal, fiery car crash. Do you remember where you were that day?  I do.  I was at the … Continue reading

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Was Jackie Suicidal in 1963?

Of course she was…we all were in November, 1963. This is about a book called Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis…The Untold Story, by Barbara Leaming, a writer I happen to like. She wrote a great book in 2006 about JFK called, … Continue reading

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Prince Of Camelot

When John Kennedy Jr. went missing two days before my 45h birthday, my Italian kicked in right away. Unlike the rest of America, I knew there was little hope. The Prince of Camelot was gone adding to the myth of … Continue reading

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So Where Were You Fifty Years Ago Today?

It’s November 22nd, 2013. On this day fifty years ago, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, our 35th President, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas at the tender age of 46. We all watched…we all remember. For starters, the mass of Kennedy stuff that’s … Continue reading

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On The Books

Over the Labor Day weekend I read two books. One was Bobby and Jackie: A Love Story by, C. David Heymann…the other: The Last Campaign, Thurston Clarke that I had read, in 2008, when it first came out. What they … Continue reading

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Six Seconds In Dallas

Today marks the 48th anniversary of the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy. I wrote this essay 2 weeks ago but decided to save it to commemorate the day. Six Seconds In Dallas I picked up a book that recently came … Continue reading

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