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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Remembered on 20th Anniversary of Death

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Remembered on 20th Anniversary of Death

Originally posted 05/19/2014 05:15PM

Twenty years ago Monday, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis died at the age of 64. Still considered one of the most famous and fascinating women in the world, she was also a devoted mother to Caroline, now 56, and John Jr., who died in 1999 in a plane crash at age 38.

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Jack Kennedy Schlossberg Steps Into the Family Business | Caroline Kennedy

Jack Kennedy Schlossberg Steps Into the Family Business

Originally posted 05/18/2014 01:00PM

While other undergrads are hanging out with friends on their school breaks, Jack Kennedy Schlossberg is following a family tradition.

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Jackie Kennedy's Secret Letters: Why She Feared JFK Would Cheat on Her

Jackie Kennedy's Secret Letters: Why She Feared JFK Would Cheat on Her

Originally posted 05/17/2014 06:15PM

Never-before-seen letters from Jacqueline Kennedy to an elderly Catholic priest offer a revealing and surprising look into the ultra-private former first lady.

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Heiress Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon Dies at 103 | Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Heiress Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon Dies at 103

Originally posted 03/18/2014 06:00AM

Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, a wealthy arts and fashion patron, friend of first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and political benefactor who funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to former presidential candidate John Edwards that was used to hide his mistress, died Monday. She was 103.

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John F. Kennedy Library Releases Letters to Jackie After Assassination | Kennedy Assassination, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, John F. Kennedy, Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Library Releases Letters to Jackie After Assassination

Originally posted 01/15/2014 09:00AM

A series of condolence messages sent after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago, on Nov. 22, 1963, was released Tuesday from the personal papers of his widow, including a letter from the mother of one of four girls killed in the bombing of a Baptist church in Alabama during the civil rights movement.

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Kennedy Memorial Ceremony: Bells, Speeches, Somber Mood in Dallas | Kennedy Assassination, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, John F. Kennedy, Kennedy

Kennedy Memorial Ceremony: Bells, Speeches, Somber Mood in Dallas

Originally posted 11/22/2013 01:40PM



In Dallas, somber and thoughtful ceremonies were set for Friday afternoon to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, who was gunned down on Nov. 22, 1963, as his open-air motorcade traveled through the city.

Bells were expected to toll throughout Dealey Plaza, where sniper Lee Harvey Oswald fired upon Kennedy, who was traveling with his wife, Jacqueline, and Texas Gov. John Connally and his wife, Nellie. The death of Kennedy, the nation's youngest president, plunged the word into mourning, and even today he continues to remain a figure of hope and unity.

Historian David McCullough was scheduled to read passages from Kennedy's speeches, including his much-repeated call to service made during his 1961 inaugural address: "Ask not what your country will do for you. Ask what you can do for your country."

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John F. Kennedy: The Lost Photos | Kennedy Assassination, John F. Kennedy

Rare and New Photos: President Kennedy Touring the U.S. in the Autumn of 1963

Originally posted 11/21/2013 01:20PM

As the nation prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, it is worth remembering that we are not just mourning a death but also celebrating a remarkable life.

Our friends at LIFE recently discovered in their archives a series of rare and never-published photographs of President Kennedy in the autumn of 1963, some taken the day of Kennedy's assassination and others snapped in the weeks and months that preceded the murder.

They are portraits of a leader at the peak of his powers, and a lasting tribute to a presidency that was flourishing prior to Dealey Plaza.

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Cover Story First Look: Jackie Kennedy's Private Agony

Cover Story First Look: Jackie Kennedy's Private Agony

Originally posted 11/13/2013 08:00AM

50 years after the Kennedy assassination, the First Lady's hidden grief is revealed – be the first to read this week's cover story

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Jackie Kennedy: New Details of Her Heartbreak

Jackie Kennedy: New Details of Her Heartbreak

Originally posted 11/13/2013 07:30AM

When Jackie Kennedy returned to the White House in her bloodstained Chanel suit at 4 a.m. on Nov. 23, she took the elevator up to her private quarters on the third floor.

There, she sat in her bedroom and quietly confided her deepest fears to her personal assistant, Providencia Paredes, who was always by her side.

"She was scared," Paredes, 89, tells PEOPLE in a rare interview. "She cried and she said, 'I thought they might kill me too.'"

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First Look: Jackie Kennedy'sPrivate Agony

First Look: Jackie Kennedy's
Private Agony

Originally posted 11/13/2013 08:00AM

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