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Jackie Kennedy
Jackie Kennedy

Born Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, Jackie Kennedy helped usher in a new era of youth in the White House, bringing with her the first young children to occupy the White House in half a century. She met then Senator John Kennedy when she worked as a photographer for a local newspaper. They wed in 1953. When Jack won the Presidency, she brought with her intelligence, taste and a sense of fashion th…

Date of Birth: July 28, 1929
Date of Death: May 19, 1994


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"A newspaper reported that I spent $30,000 a year buying Paris clothes and that women hate me for it. I couldn't spend that much unless I wore sable underwear." Jackie Kennedy
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"Being a reporter seems a ticket out to the world." Jackie Kennedy
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"I'll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady." Jackie Kennedy
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"Now, I think that I should have known that he was magic all along. I did know it - but I should have guessed that it would be too much to ask to grow old with and see our children grow up together. So now, he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man." Jackie Kennedy
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"I totally believe in the war. You've got to fight for what you believe in. You have to finish what you start." Jackie Kennedy
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"There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed." Jackie Kennedy
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"I am the man who accompanied Jacqueline Kennedy to Paris." Jackie Kennedy
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"Being away from home gave me the chance to look at myself with a jaundiced eye. I learned not to be ashamed of a real hunger for knowledge, something I had always tried to hide, and I came home glad to start in here again with a love for Europe that I am afraid will never leave me." Jackie Kennedy
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"I think the best thing I can do is to be a distraction. A husband lives and breathes his work all day long. If he comes home to more table thumping, how can the poor man ever relax?" Jackie Kennedy
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"Can anyone understand how it is to have lived in the White House and then, suddenly, to be living alone as the President's widow?" Jackie Kennedy
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"An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor." Jackie Kennedy
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"They're giving them bathrooms, they're giving them roads." Jackie Kennedy
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"It's amazing the little things you can use, like one of my flowers out there [in the backyard]. He would dry a leaf and use it for a model." Jackie Kennedy
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"[Thomas Cahill, author of] How the Irish Saved Civilization, ... Tom, the Catholic Church is made up of a bunch of little men running around in black suits. But they understand death." Jackie Kennedy
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