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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Born Jacqueline Lee Bouvier on July 28, 1929 in Southampton, New York, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis died May 19, 1994. She was the wife of former President John F. Kennedy. (Photo AP)
Born Jacqueline Lee Bouvier on July 28, 1929 in Southampton, New York, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis died May 19, 1994. She was the wife of former President John F. Kennedy. (Photo AP) « Show less

Top Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Articles

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  • Baltimore native played key role in Johnson's swearing-in

    Kenneth O'Donnell, aide to President John F. Kennedy, stepped into a small cubicle at Parkland Hospital, where Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson nervously waited with his wife and several aides to learn the condition of the president. Kennedy had...
  • History Matter: Clever Woman May Duplicate Expensive Shop Models

    100 Years Ago Clever knock-offs From a short story in the Times: "Hand Embroidered Parasols: Clever Woman May Duplicate Expensive Shop Models. That the parasol must match the gown is no sale dictum for this season, for the parasols do carry the...
  • Andy Warhol is back in the 'Headlines' at NGA

    Andy Warhol died in 1987, but he continues to make headlines. This is almost literally the case with a National Gallery of Art exhibit, "Warhol: Headlines," that showcases screenprints and paintings whose design imitates that of a newspaper front page....
  • Sparkling wine recommendations for any price range

    Sparkling wine recommendations for any price range
    Whether true or just a bit of wishful folklore, champagne was reportedly first cooked up by the French Benedictine monk Pierre Perignon (c. 1638-1715). When Dom Perignon first tasted his concoction, he is reported to have said, "Come quickly, I am...
  • The Obamas put their stamp on the White House interior

    The Obamas put their stamp on the White House interior
    Barack Obama, his wife, two daughters and mother-in-law are set to move Tuesday into a big old barn of a house that is not exactly homey. The White House contains two floors of ceremonial, museumlike rooms topped by two floors of family quarters filled...
  • Letitia Baldrige dies at 86; etiquette expert, author, columnist

    Letitia Baldrige dies at 86; etiquette expert, author, columnist
    Letitia Baldrige, an etiquette maven who served as social secretary to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and later wrote books and a syndicated column advising readers on good manners in contemporary America, has died. She was 86. Baldrige died Monday at...
  • Jack Brooks dies at 89; longtime Democratic Texas congressman

    Jack Brooks hounded government bureaucrats, drafted articles of impeachment against President Nixon and was a strong supporter of civil rights in a congressional career that spanned four decades. But the Texas politician was perhaps best known for his...
  • Is Barack Obama a Marxist? A reading list for Pat Boone

    Is Barack Obama a Marxist? A reading list for Pat Boone
    Former pop singer Pat Boone appeared on Fox Business News and called President Obama a Marxist -- and he didn't mean it as a compliment. Now 78, Boone was the second-biggest chart-topper of the 1950s, behind Elvis Presley. Since then, he's been a...
  • Perspective: Gore Vidal, connoisseur of empires

    Perspective: Gore Vidal, connoisseur of empires
    In March 2003, as U.S. forces were pouring into Iraq, I interviewed Gore Vidal at his elegant home in the Hollywood Hills. The conflict's opening days hadn't gone quite as smoothly as some Pentagon planners had anticipated, and Vidal, a self-described...
  • Retail Boom: A slew of store openings in time for the holidays

    Retail Boom: A slew of store openings in time for the holidays
    BEAUTY / HOME ACCESSORIES D.L. & Co.: 417 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, (310) 205-0025), dlcompany.com. Candles in enamel apple-shaped boxes, Madame Pompadour candle busts, pocket watches with solid perfume inside, diffusers and curiosities such as...
  • 'Decades' of fashion history and inspiration

    'Decades' of fashion history and inspiration
    Cameron Silver, owner of the vintage shopping institution Decades, has spent the last 15 years teaching Hollywood and the fashion world that what's old is new. And now he has written a book on the subject. "Decades: A Century of Fashion" (Bloomsbury,...
  • Fashion teams up with pop culture

    Fashion teams up with pop culture
    Body by Beckham Women weren't the only ones baring skin in ads this year. Fast fashion giant H&M debuted its first Super Bowl ad for the David Beckham Bodywear collection, starring the soccer star in his skivvies. During the London Summer Olympics,...