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4 Time Lines

In this Sept 12, 1953 AP file photo,

Senator John F. Kennedy, D-Mass.,

leaves St. Mary’s Church with his

bride, the former Jacqueline Bouvier,

after their wedding in Newport, R.I.

American Royalty

25 Years Ago - The Death of Jackie O

Remembering the Life & Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Kennedy and daughter Caroline

stroll through Vail Village in search of ski

clothes and equipment for their week of ski-

ing in the Colorado mountain ski resort about

110 miles west of Denver, March 19, 1968. (AP

Photo/Robert D. Scott)


t’s easy to forget the Jacqueline Lee Kennedy

Onassis was an educated woman, a lover of

books and the written word.

Before she became Jack’s wife, or America’s

widow she graduated George Washington University

with a degree in French Literature.

After the death of her second husband, Jackie O,

as she was called in the press, embarked on a long

career in publishing, working as an editor.

“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s

world. Love of books is the best of all,” she said.