The Despair of Jackie Kennedy

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With Oscar buzz swarming around Natalie Portman’s performance in ‘Jackie,’ we explore the real accounts of the First Lady’s private unraveling over President JFK’s assassination.

 Despite being lauded as a national symbol of resilience in the face of tragedy, Jackie, in reality, was coming undone, drinking heavily and suffering from reoccurring nightmares. Although there was no name for it at the time, she had all the hallmarks of post traumatic stress disorder.

Here are some revelations about the First Lady …

To the full article in biography.com, FEB 6, 2017

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The Good Son: JFK Jr. and the Mother He Loved

 

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