She was known to the world as “Jackie” but to me, she was and always will be, “Mrs. Kennedy.” With the movie “Jackie” up for an Academy Award this weekend, I thought I’d share one of my favorite memories.
February 22, 1963. JFK and Jackie Kennedy had flown down to Palm Beach, and that night, they made an unusual request of me. It’s hard to believe it has been 54 years since I went on that “little” 50-mile hike in my Florsheim dress shoes. Here’s an excerpt from MRS. KENNEDY AND ME (Gallery/Simon and Schuster, 2012).
THE FIFTY MILE HIKE