We are showing the Kennedys behind closed doors and, of course, no one knows quite what that was like. So I decided to take the things that she said about herself, rather than what others said about her, and base my Jackie on those. – Ginnifer Goodwin
Jacqueline Kennedy thanks the nation for their hundreds of thousands of sympathy letters after the death of her husband, President John F. Kennedy, January 14, 1964.
John F. Kennedy and his fiancé Jacqueline Bouvier, 1953.
Sammy Davis Jr. (via kennedys-obsession) —
Before he rocked the Raybans.
"I leaned over the asparagus and asked her for a date," Kennedy reminisced. Jacqueline smiled at that and recalled, "There was no asparagus."
John basically had a good relationship with his stepfather, but at times the billionaire lost patience with the child. According to one story, Onassis became annoyed with John during a party on his yacht, when the boy refused to stop firing his toy gun at his guests. Supposedly, Onassis grabbed the toy from the boy, tossed it overboard, and sent John to his cabin. Enraged at how her husband handled the situation, Jackie threw Onassis’s costly camera into the sea and left the party to comfort her son.
John F. Kennedy Jr. with Muhammad Ali in New York, January 28, 1974.
A party for Eunice Kennedy Shriver gathers Jackie, Ted, Joan, Jack and Sargent Shriver.
His accent mixed with his bluntness and the poetic language of the 60s—I love this dearly, and laughed far too many times.
Have a history teacher explain this if they can.
Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.
John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.
John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.
Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.
Both wives lost a child while living in the White House.
Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.
Both Presidents were shot in the head.
Now it gets really weird.
Lincoln’s secretary was named Kennedy.
Kennedy’s Secretary was named Lincoln.
Both were assassinated by Southerners.
Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson.
Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.
Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.
John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839.
Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.
Both assassins were known by their three names.
Both names are composed of fifteen letters.
Now hang on to your seat.
Lincoln was shot at the theater named “Ford.”
Kennedy was shot in a car called “Lincoln” made by “Ford.”
Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.
And here’s the “kicker”:
A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland.
A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe.AND……………….:
Lincoln was shot in a theater and the assassin ran to a warehouse…
Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and the assassin ran to a theater…
I saw this had to share just in case anyone did not know.
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What are they doing? Gift basket?
This was a gift basket from Wisconsin during the primaries. It is a basket of cheese!
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