Jackie smoking pregnant

 

Screen Shot 2016-04-16 at 11.08.38 PM

Trying to learn what brand of cigarette Jackie Kennedy smoked (no clear answer) I came across an evocative picture of Jackie Kennedy smoking while visibly pregnant, which you can see here.

I couldn’t and can’t find the source for it.   Google Image searching leads me in an endless looparound of Tumblr and Pinterest.  Maybe it’s in an old magazine.  Maybe some Kennedy guest or family member took it and it got on the Internet somehow.  Maybe a British tabloid published it, they go crazy for Kennedy goss.

Jackie

Public domain pic of Jackie, August 31 1963, by Cecil Stoughton, found http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/Archives/JFKWHP-ST-C283-50-63.aspx

Not mine to “print” I guess on Helytimes — we take sourcing semi-seriously.  (But is it that different to link to it?)

Kennedy and Marilyn

Public domain photo of Robert and John Kennedy with Marilyn Monroe, taken by Cecil Stoughton. Found here: http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/9jndTasee0CsvxnFg6IWxg.aspx

This home movie footage, on the other hand, is in the public domain and online at the Kennedy Library.  Some of these movies feel almost too private, too intimate — you can for instance see our current ambassador to Japan, then age six, jumping on the bed in her swimsuit with (possibly) the future first lady of California?

Here are two clips.

Jackie smokes:

The President’s golf swing:

If you know anything about golf would love to hear takes on JFK’s swing.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s