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Christopher Hitchens: Was Jackie as Well-Mannered as We Thought? | Culture | Vanity Fair

Reaction to the recent release of Jacqueline Kennedy’s half-century-old conversations with Arthur Schlesinger Jr. focused largely on a winsomely innocent reverence for her husband. The author sees a different Jackie: savvy, manipulative, disingenuous—and lacking the class for which she was so admired. OF MYTHS AND MEN Mrs. Kennedy beams at …