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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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    She Walks in Beauty: A Woman's Journey Through Poems

    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.

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    2001 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and the L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award Recipients Announced (March 8, 2001)

    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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    Hemingway Letters to Marlene Dietrich Donated to JFK Library and Museum (April 7, 2003)

    BOSTON—The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum announced today that Marlene Dietrich’s daughter, Maria Riva, has donated to the Kennedy Library 30 letters written by Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) to Marlene Dietrich between 1949 and 1959. The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum is home to the majority of Ernest Hemingway’s papers, including 95 percent...

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