Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis - 80th Birth Anniversary

Jackie Kennedy would have turned 80 today, July 28. She was born in Southampton, NY on July 28, 1929. She was the widow of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (35th president of the US). She became First Lady at age 31. The widely admired and respected former first lady died May 19, 1994.
The National Museum of American History in Washington D.C. has an ongoing exhibit titled "First Ladies at the Smithsonian". It showcases objects from the first ladies collection. There is also a link to a "behind-the-scenes-tour" with curator Lisa-Kathleen Graddy.

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