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One hundred rare color and black-and-white photographs and sketches, never-before-published personal letters, memos and essays recreate a compelling narrative of Jackie’s extraordinary private and public life. Informed by original interviews with designers Valentino, Givenchy, Manolo Blahnik and Oleg Cassini; friends, C. Z. Guest, George Plimpton and John Loring; and family members Joan Kennedy, Hugh D. Auchincloss and John Davis. Written by Pamela Keogh with an introduction by Valentino. Hardcover; 256 pages. 10.25" x 7.75"
The permanent exhibition, First Ladies: Political Role and Public Image at our National Museum of American History, Behring Center, displays Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis' inaugural gown and her signature triple-strand faux pearls.
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