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|Named Person:||Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis; Ethel Kennedy; Joan Bennett Kennedy; Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis; Ethel Kennedy; Joan Bennett Kennedy; Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis; Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis; Ethel Kennedy; Joan Bennett Kennedy; Ethel Kennedy; Joan Bennett Kennedy; Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J Randy Taraborrelli
|Description:||xiv, 528 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Long live the queen --
pt. 1. Joan ... ; Jackie ... ; Ethel ... ; ... and the Secret Service ; Jack defeats Nixon ; The pre-inaugural gala ; Jack ; The five inaugural balls ; Bobby ; The Skakels ; Not one to feel sorry for herself ; White House infidelities ; The Bouviers ; Jackie's first meeting with Ethel ; Jack proposes marriage ; All of this, and more ; Joseph and Jackie's deal ; Sisterly advice ; The Bennetts --
pt. 2. A legacy of infidelity ; Jack's affair with Marilyn ; Jackie's expensive diversion ; Madcap Ethel during the Kennedy presidency ; Joan's social impasse ; Trying to understand each other ; Jackie's documentary: a tour of the White House ; The voice ; "Secrets always come out" --
pt. 3. Bobby meets Marilyn ; "Life's too short to worry about Marilyn Monroe" ; Jackie's ultimatum to Jack ; Bobby's rumored affair with Marilyn ; Joseph's stroke ; At Horizon House ; The walking cane ; Life at the Hyannis Port compound ; The fourth of July in Hyannis Port, 1962 ; Joan's many faux pas ; Pat finds Jackie "so insecure" ; Marilyn Monroe's death ; Jackie goes away to think --
pt. 4. The Kennedy Women do men's work ; Jackie's wicked scheme ; The Cuban Missile Crisis ; Joan--the senator's wife --
pt. 5. Delighted to be pregnant ; The deaths of infants Arabella and Patrick ; Lee Radziwill invites Jackie-in-mourning ; "Not Ethel's best moment" ; Aboard the Christina ; Jack summons Jackie--to no avail ; "Ari is not for you" --
pt. 6. Jack's rapprochement with Jackie: "getting to know you" ; Tragedy ; "The President's been shot" ; Holy Mary, Mother of God ; "The party's been canceled--the President's dead" ; In mourning ; Tea with Lady Bird ; Thanksgiving, 1963 ; Jackie's Camelot ; "Let it all out" ; Aftermath --
pt. 7. Moving out of the White House ; Lyndon Johnson "using Jackie" ; The Kennedy camp on LBJ: "a blight on the new frontier" ; Joan's bottled-up anxiety ; Jackie's saddest days ; Jackie and Brando--the rumors --
pt. 8. Ted's plane crash ; Joan wins the election for Ted ; Jackie on the anniversary of November 22, 1963 ; Using Jackie--yet again ; Joan the emissary ; Cead mile failte ; Joan's continuing struggle --
pt. 9. The rumor mill ; RFK for President ; Enter "The Greek" ; The appeal to Jackie ; Ethel's thoughtless remark ; Another tragedy ; "The hand of a dead man" ; "No God of mine" ; Senator Robert Francis Kennedy is dead ; Bobby's funeral ; "We shall carry on with courage" ; Ethel--just a shell --
pt. 10. Ted negotiates Jackie's nuptials ; Andy Williams ; Ethel pushes Jackie too far ; "Bobby's little miracle" --
pt. 11. Chappaquiddick ; Jackie tells Ari: "I have to be there" ; Joan accuses: "all you care about is how it looks?" ; Ethel to the rescue ; Mary Jo's funeral ; Ted asks for forgiveness ; Joan loses the baby ; A final gathering for Joseph ; The end of Camelot --
pt. 12. Ted hurts Joan again ; Ethel's troubled brood ; Will Ted run? The Joan factor ; Joan and Ted: creating the illusion of a marriage ; Joan in control of Joan ; The announcement: EMK for president ; Joan's White House fantasies ; EMK's candidacy: not meant to be ; The last straw for Joan --
Postscript: Jackie, Ethel, and Joan after Camelot.
|Responsibility:||J. Randy Taraborrelli.|
This work tells the story of the lives of three women: Jacqueline Bouvier; Ethel Skakel; and Joan Bennett, who married into the Kennedy family - the nearest thing to royalty in America.
Retrieving notes about this item
- Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, -- 1929-1994.
- Kennedy, Ethel, -- 1928-
- Kennedy, Joan Bennett.
- Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
- Legislators' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
- Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, -- 1929-
- Legislators' spouses.
- Presidents' spouses.
- United States.
- Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy.
- Kennedy, Ethel.
- Kennedy, Ethel, -- 1928-.
- Kennedy, Joan Bennett, -- 1936-.