JFK's First Lady: Jackie and Culture
Clip: Season 1 | 2m 14s
Politics unnerved Jackie Kennedy so she found respite in curating a new culture of elegance in the White House. She set out to honor writers and performers, creating what her dress designer dubbed a "Versailles in Washington."
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The life of President John F. Kennedy, one of our most popular and most mourned leaders.
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