Tag Archive for Barbara Leaming

‘JFK: Fact and Fable’ debuts on CuriosityStream

“The JFK we remember is the one Jackie created.”

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Jackie Kennedy’s ordeal after JFK’s assassination

“The former first lady constantly provided graphic details of her husband’s death to friends and family and contemplated suicide,” author BarbaraLeaming reveals in her 2014 biography “Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis.”. “Although she put on a stoic face publicly, Kennedy struggled for decades internally.” Read more

Jackie Kennedy’s ordeal: PTSD before there was PTSD

Barbara Leaming, biographer of Jackie Kennedy, on the First Lady’s  ordeal after her husband was killed by her side. Read more

What Newsweek avoids: Fifty plus one: the unfinished JFK story

On the 51st anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy we can see how Americans revisit this traumatic event, a political wound with resulting cultural scars, and we find an unfiinished story, a wound unhealed.

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