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Friday, October 14, 2011

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  • Caroline Kennedy and the Jackie tapes
    Hear extended excerpts of Jacqueline Kennedy's 1964 interviews with Arthur Schlesinger about JFK and his presidency, as featured in the best-selling book and CD's "Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy." Also, Caroline Kennedy and presidential historians speak at the JFK Library in Boston.11:00 a.m.
    Guests
    Caroline Kennedy: Daughter of President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy. Author of 8 best-selling books on constitutional law, American history, politics and poetry. President of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.
    Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady, 1961-1963.
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  • Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic conversations on life with John F. Kennedy
    Extended excerpts from the 1964 Arthur Schlesinger interviews with Jacqueline Kennedy, as recorded and presented in a book and 8 CD set. Also, historians Michael Beschloss and Ted Widmer, and former JFK aide Richard Donahue, speaking at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.12:00 p.m.
    Guests
    Jacqueline Kennedy: Wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy. First Lady 1961-1963. (Lived 1929-1994).
    Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.: Pulitzer Prize-winning historian. Served as Special Assistant to the President during the Kennedy administration. Conducted 8 1/2 hours of interviews with Jacqueline Kennedy in 1984. (Lived 1917-2007).
    Michael Beschloss: Presidential historian. Introduction and annotations of "Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy."
    Ted Widmer: Historian and director of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.
    Richard Donahue: Assistant to President John F. Kennedy, 1960-1963.
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