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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...
After an introduction by Caroline Kennedy, poets Naomi Shibab Nye and Elizabeth Alexander read poems from Caroline's new edited collection, She Walks in Beauty: A Woman's Journey Through Poems. Following the readings, Caroline Kennedy signed copies of the book.
Boston: PEN New England and the John F. Kennedy Library announce The Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award Winner Akhil Sharma, for An Obedient Father & The L. L. Winship/PEN New England Award Winner Jay Wright, for Transfigurations: Collected Poems
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