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    Jacqueline Kennedy in the White House

    Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was born on July 28, 1929 in Southampton, New York. Her father, John Vernou Bouvier III, was an affluent Wall Street stockbroker whose ancestors had arrived from France in the early 1800s. Her mother, Janet Lee Bouvier, an accomplished equestrienne, was of Irish and English parentage. Jackie spent her childhood in New York Ci...

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    Protecting Jacqueline Kennedy

    Clinton Hill, Jacqueline Kennedy’s Secret Service detail, shared memories of the Kennedy White House and his service protecting the first family with Tom Putnam, Director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

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    Paper Replica of Jacqueline Bouvier's Wedding Dress

    In 2004, Marshall Field’s Department Store in Chicago commissioned Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave and her collaborator Rita Brown to create this exact paper replica of Jacqueline Kennedy’s wedding gown. De Borchgrave painted and prepared the paper to mimic the texture and color of the original silk. Brown then folded, glued and s...

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    In Her Voice: Jacqueline Kennedy, The White House Years

    The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is proud to present a new exhibit highlighting Mrs. Kennedy's 1964 oral history interview. Sealed for 47 years and published in September 2011, it is a series of wide-ranging conversations with historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., in which Mrs. Kennedy reveals her thoughts and impressions on topics ...

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    Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years

    September 15, 2001 - February 28, 2002 This special traveling exhibition on Jacqueline Kennedy opened in the spring of 2001 at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in September of 2001. It went on to travel to Washington D.C., Paris, and Chicago.

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    Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy

    On the publication of Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Coversations on Life with John F. Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy joined presidential historian Michael Beschloss, who wrote the introduction and historical annotations for the book; Richard K. Donahue, former White House assistant to President Kennedy; and moderator Ted Widmer to discuss the 1964 interv...

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    Jacqueline Kennedy Entertains: The Art of the White House Dinner

    April 12, 2007 - April 03, 2008 Elegant and uplifting entertaining was a hallmark of the Kennedy presidency. Jacqueline Kennedy Entertains: The Art of the White House Dinner special exhibit portrays Jacqueline Kennedy's distinctive and innovative approach to entertaining in the White House using the collections of the John F. Kennedy Presid...

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