As We Remember Her: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the Words of Her Family and Friends

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HarperCollins, May 1, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 384 pages
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An intimate look into the world of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis -- from the people who knew her best

In As We Remember Her, Carl Sferrazza Anthony, a historian of first ladies, paints the most personal, revealing portrait of Jackie to date -- one that shows her not in theshadow of her famous husbands or frozen in the light of flashbulbs but as she viewed herself over the years and as she was known by those closest to her.

To understand Jackie on her own terms, Anthony conducted exhaustive interviews with an impressive collection of Jackie's friends, family members, and colleagues -- many of whom speak here about her publicly for the first time -- and drew upon rarely published but quite revealing autobiographical accounts. Those interviewed include Senator Hillary Clinton, Senator Ted Kennedy, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Joan Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, former senator John Glenn, Pamela Harriman, Kitty Carlisle Hart, Gloria Steinem, Yusha Auchincloss, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., John Kenneth Galbraith, Robert McNamara, Ted Sorenson, Pierre Salinger, Rose Styron, former senator Claiborne Pell, and George Plimpton. And from previously sealed oral histories housed in the Kennedy Library, we hear from Jackie's mother, Janet Auchincloss, and lifetime confidante, Nancy Tuckerman, among others.

With never-before-seen family photographs and letters throughout, Carl Sferrazza Anthony has created a beautiful tribute to the private woman who forever captured the world's attention.

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I picked up this book when I got this random interest in learning more about Jackie Kennedy. As a public figure that the world was obsessed with I wanted to know more about her than her "fashion sense ... Read full review

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Carl Sferrazza Anthony is the nation's leading authority on the political power and social influence of First Ladies, and his written extensively about the First Families. He is the author of several books including America's First Families and As We Remember Her: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the Words of Her Friends and Family, which includes exclusive interviews with Senator Ted Kennedy. He has written for George, American Heritage, The Washington Post, The New York Times and many other publications and is a contributor to

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