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Author Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994

Title Jacqueline Kennedy : historic conversations on life with John F. Kennedy, interviews with Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., 1964 / Jacqueline Kennedy ; foreword by Caroline Kennedy ; introduction and annotations by Michael Beschloss

Publ Info New York : Hyperion, [2011]
2011
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 Bryant Circulation Desk  E842 .O38 2011    AVAILABLE  Discs 3 & 4 damaged
 Bryant Main Stacks  E842 .O38 2011    AVAILABLE  book
 CCRI-Warwick  E842 .O38 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Audio-Visual  AV DEPT E842 .O38 2011    AVAILABLE  8 CDs
 RWU Main Library  E842 .O38 2011    AVAILABLE  book
Descript xxxii, 368 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 8 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Shortly after President John F. Kennedy's assassination, with a nation deep in mourning and the world looking on in stunned disbelief, Jacqueline Kennedy found the strength to set aside her own personal grief for the sake of posterity and begin the task of documenting and preserving her husband's legacy. In January of 1964, she and Robert F. Kennedy approved a planned oral-history project that would capture their first-hand accounts of the late President as well as the recollections of those closest to him throughout his extraordinary political career. For the rest of her life, the famously private Jacqueline Kennedy steadfastly refused to discuss her memories of those years, but beginning that March, she fulfilled her obligation to future generations of Americans by sitting down with historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., and recording an astonishingly detailed and unvarnished account of her experiences and impressions as the wife and confidante of John F. Kennedy. The tapes of those sessions were then sealed and later deposited in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum upon its completion, in accordance with Mrs. Kennedy's wishes
LC subject Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994 -- Interviews
Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Interviews
United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963
Add Author Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007
Beschloss, Michael R
Kennedy, Caroline, 1957-
Alt Title Historic conversations on life with John F. Kennedy : interviews with Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., 1964
Interviews with Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., 1964
ISBN 9781401324254
1401324258
Music # UA5935(8)