A perspective on Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
"I think it would be very cynical - and completely wrong - to see her remarks on these tapes as calculated myth-making. There is an off-the-cuff quality to these conversations, a rambling, even at times disjointed mood, that shows Jacqueline Kennedy in a reflective mood. Much of what we hear is quite unvarnished."
The president and his wife stood outside the main house of the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port on July 20, 1957.