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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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  • Dems scramble for tax deal amid Quinn's inauguration

    Dems scramble for tax deal amid Quinn's inauguration
    SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Democrats are scaling back a major income tax increase as they search for votes in a frantic, last-ditch effort to deal with the state's crippling budget crisis. After rank-and-file lawmakers balked at a 75 percent hike in the...
  • A close-up view of New York's social set

    A close-up view of New York's social set
    When he died a year ago last month at the age of 92, Louis Auchincloss had amassed an astonishing body of work over more than six decades: nearly 50 novels and story collections and 18 nonfiction books, many written while he was working as a distinguished...
  • Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters

    Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters
    In 1961, the Berlin Wall went up, the Cold War arms race was on and Dagmar Wilson, a storybook illustrator and mother of three, steamed into the national spotlight. A self-described "non-joiner," Wilson sparked a movement that on Nov. 1, 1961, drew an...
  • 'The Kennedys' finally finds a home on ReelzChannel

    'The Kennedys' finally finds a home on ReelzChannel
    The long-running saga of "The Kennedys" -- the miniseries, not the family -- has finally reached a conclusion. The eight-hour miniseries, which the History Channel commissioned but then decided not to air, has found a home after several weeks of rumors...
  • Rene Verdon dies at 86; White House chef for the Kennedys

    Rene Verdon dies at 86; White House chef for the Kennedys
    When Rene Verdon became the first professional chef to work in the White House, in 1961, dining with the president was given an early 1800s spin: Outside caterers were replaced by an in-house operation that harked back to Thomas Jefferson's day....
  • JFK Hearse Fetches $160,000 at Auction

    JFK Hearse Fetches $160,000 at Auction
    NEW YORK -- A Cadillac hearse that carried the body of President John F. Kennedy to Air Force One following his assassination in Dallas was sold at a Scottsdale, Ariz., auction for $160,000. The car was sold at Barrett-Jackson auction company's annual...
  • Nonfiction

    Nonfiction
    The Age of Movies The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Edited by Sanford Schwartz Library of America, $40 Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best. Alice James A...
  • 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....
  • Barnes & Noble's Read And Be Merry Picks

    Barnes & Noble's Read And Be Merry Picks
    From coffee table books to novels, we're checking out hot holiday reads from Barnes and Noble. For Kids: If You Give a Dog a Donut - $16.99 For Young Adult Readers: The Hunger Games - $17.99 The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus Series) - $19.99 For...
  • 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...
  • Author uncovers the mystery behind her books

    Author uncovers the mystery behind her books
    Her career as a CBS desk assistant and obituary writer, the estate sales of items belonging to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Princess Diana, and the 1992 presidential campaign have all served as inspirations for books written by bestselling mystery...