In the Kennedy Style: Magical Evenings in the Kennedy White House

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Doubleday, 1998 - Cooking - 144 pages
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"The atmosphere crackled with excitement as JFK and his beautiful lady presided over the receiving line. Jack and Jackie actually shimmered....They were truly the golden couple...." --William Styron

The Kennedy White House years are becoming ever-more recognized as a legendary time. This book re-creates the most memorable evenings of that storied era--from the outdoor dinner at Mount Vernon to the Pablo Casals gala--with guest lists, menus, recipes, china, table settings, anecdotes from those who attended, and more. Edited by Letitia Baldrige, Jacqueline Kennedy's Social Secretary during the White House years, "In the Kennedy Style is an uniquely personal and intimate tribute.

The pages of this elegant gift book are strikingly designed to combine text, quotes, photographs, anecdotes, guest lists, recipes and menus in a highly evocative way. Featured are six of the most remarkable social occasions from the Kennedy era: the outdoor dinner at Mount Vernon, the Pablo Casals gala, the Andre Malraux dinner, the Nobel Prize winners evening, dinner for the Grand Duchess and Prince of Luxembourg, and dinner for the Shah of Iran. In addition to photographs, recollections, and memorabilia are menus with recipes, allowing readers to re-create some of the atmosphere of those unforgettable evenings.

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User Review  - briandrewz - LibraryThing

This is a fantastic resource for anyone interested in the receptions and entertainments provided by the Kennedys during their time in the White House. Letitia Baldrige really gives us the inside scoop ... Read full review

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Loved it was very interesting love the stuff about the Kennedys Read full review



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She has served as adviser to five First Ladies & continues to lecture & write for numerous magazines. She lives in Washington, D. C..

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