Once Upon a Secret
In the summer of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived by train in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. The Kennedy Administration had reinvigorated the capital and the country--and Mimi was eager to contribute. For a young woman from a privileged but sheltered upbringing, the job was the chance of a lifetime. Although she started as a lowly intern, Mimi made an impression on Kennedy's inner circle and, after just three days at the White House, she was presented to the President himself. Almost immediately, the two began an affair that would continue for the next eighteen months.
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Review: Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its AftermathUser Review - Book Club Mom - Goodreads
An Affair to Remember? I wonder how long it will take me to be able to resist the lure of yet another tale about JFK? I was pulled into Mimi Alford's trap and her attractive book jacket, showing a ... Read full review
Review: Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its AftermathUser Review - Marcia Chocinsky - Goodreads
I enjoyed this book for a lot of reasons .... - for the believability ms Alford conveys describing her 19 year old self being drawn into the glamor and aura of JFK's circle. - for the real sense of ... Read full review