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Jackie & John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Jacqueline Bouvier marries John Fitzgerald Kennedy, in 1953 and the bright journalist and the ambitious senator set the genesis of their legend. In 1961, its the apotheosis of their enterprise, John Fitzgerald Kennedy becomes the president of the Unites States and installs at the White House one of the countrys most charismatic First couple. In the meantime, however, Jackie Kennedy has discovered the insatiable sexual appetite of her husband who leads numerous affairs with secretaries or Hollywood stars such as Gene Tierney or Marilyn Monroe and the mockeries of the Kennedy clan. There is an abyss between their sleek and glamorous public image and their chaotic intimate life as Jackie Kennedy states: ‘I would describe Jack as rather like me in that his life is an iceberg. The public life is above the water& the private lifeis submerged . . .’ Jackie Kennedy despises the public humiliation but stands tall in their official appearances with her praised good looks, sensible intelligence and elegant outfits. The death of their baby son, Patrick, in 1963 was needed to reconcile the couple but the harmony was cut short: a few months later, Jackie’s pink Chanel suit would be splattered with blood stains.

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Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy by Mark Shaw, 1959
Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy by Mark Shaw, 1959
Jackie Kennedy by Toni Frissell, 1953
Jackie Kennedy by Toni Frissell, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Frank Jurkoski, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Frank Jurkoski, 1953
Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1960
Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1960
Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1950s
Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1950s
Jackie Kennedy by Jacques Lowe, 1960s
Jackie Kennedy by Jacques Lowe, 1960s
Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1950s
Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1950s
Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy at the America's Cup race by Robert Knudsen, 1962
Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy at the America's Cup race by Robert Knudsen, 1962
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Frank Jurkoski, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Frank Jurkoski, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy on Broadway in Manhattan, 1960
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy on Broadway in Manhattan, 1960
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy arriving at Love Field in Dallas, 1963
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy arriving at Love Field in Dallas, 1963
The Kennedys standing at attention during the playing of the national anthem during their state visit to Mexico City, 1962
The Kennedys standing at attention during the playing of the national anthem during their state visit to Mexico City, 1962
John Fitzgerald Kennedy speaking at the Democratic National Convention, 1960
John Fitzgerald Kennedy speaking at the Democratic National Convention, 1960
Jackie Kennedy in India by Arthur Rickerby, 1962
Jackie Kennedy in India by Arthur Rickerby, 1962
Jackie Kennedy by Benno Graziani, India, 1962
Jackie Kennedy by Benno Graziani, India, 1962
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy playing tennis, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy playing tennis, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Orlando Suero, 1954
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Orlando Suero, 1954
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Mark Shaw, 1959
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Mark Shaw, 1959
Jackie Kennedy, 1967
Jackie Kennedy, 1967
Jackie Kennedy and John F. Kennedy by Orlando Suero, 1954
Jackie Kennedy and John F. Kennedy by Orlando Suero, 1954
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Lisa Larsen, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Lisa Larsen, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, 1960
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, 1960
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Mark Shaw, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Mark Shaw, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, 1962
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, 1962
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Frank Jurkoski, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Frank Jurkoski, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy on their wedding day by Toni Frissell, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy on their wedding day by Toni Frissell, 1953
Caroline, Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy by Mark Shaw , 1959
Caroline, Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy by Mark Shaw , 1959
Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1953
Jackie Kennedy and John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy et Jackie Kennedy, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy et Jackie Kennedy, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Paul Schutzer, 1961
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Paul Schutzer, 1961
Jackie Kennedy, 1961
Jackie Kennedy, 1961
John Fitzgerald Kennedy by Byron Rollins, 1961
John Fitzgerald Kennedy by Byron Rollins, 1961
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, 1953
Jackie Kennedy in India by Arthur Rickerby, 1962
Jackie Kennedy in India by Arthur Rickerby, 1962
Jackie Kennedy, John F. Jr, John and Caroline Kennedy, 1961
Jackie Kennedy, John F. Jr, John and Caroline Kennedy, 1961
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Caroline by Richard Avedon, 1961
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Caroline by Richard Avedon, 1961
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Orlando Suero, 1954
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Orlando Suero, 1954
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Jacques Lowe, 1960
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy by Jacques Lowe, 1960
Jackie Kennedy, Caroline and John Fitzgerald Kennedy by Jacques Lowe, 1960
Jackie Kennedy, Caroline and John Fitzgerald Kennedy by Jacques Lowe, 1960
John Fitzgerald Kennedy by Paul Schutzer, 1960
John Fitzgerald Kennedy by Paul Schutzer, 1960
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy sitting in their sailboat in Hyannis Port, 1960
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy sitting in their sailboat in Hyannis Port, 1960
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, 1953
The Kennedy’s photographed by Mark Shaw, 1959
The Kennedy’s photographed by Mark Shaw, 1959
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, 1960s
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, 1960s
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, 1960s
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, 1960s
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, John F. Jr., Jackie Kennedy, and Caroline with Pushinka and family dogs Shannon, Clipper, Wolfie, and Charlie, 1963
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, John F. Jr., Jackie Kennedy, and Caroline with Pushinka and family dogs Shannon, Clipper, Wolfie, and Charlie, 1963
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy arriving at the Inaugural Gala, photographed by Abbie Rowe, 1961
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy arriving at the Inaugural Gala, photographed by Abbie Rowe, 1961
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy and Caroline by Ed Clark for The LIFE, 1958
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy and Caroline by Ed Clark for The LIFE, 1958
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy at their wedding day by Toni Frissel, 1953
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy at their wedding day by Toni Frissel, 1953
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