Jacqueline Bouvier met her soon to husband John (Jack) Kennedy at the home Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bartlett in 1951. He was planning a campaign for Senate the following year. "I met him at the home of friends of ours who had been shamelessly matchmaking for a year, and usually that doesn't work out, but this time it did, so i am very grateful to them." page 27
Jacqueline spent most of her days tending to the house work cooking and cleaning. some days she would go out and persuade people to vote for JFK. "I adjusted to the pace of life with Jack. It was hectic but i loved it. You don't really long for a home of your own unless you have children." page 37.
November 8, 1960 was election day. Jacqueline voted for her husband JFK ended up winning the election, against Richard Nixon. Jacqueline had her baby John F. Kennedy Jr. she wasn't able to attend all the activities. "It is a rare thing to be able to vote for one's husband as president of the United States, and i didn't want to dilute it by voting for anyone else." page 81
November 22 , 1963 Jacqueline's husband and president John (Jack) Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Jacqueline did not want him to go on that trip in the first place. She almost felt like she was to blame. "My husband never made a sound. He had sort of a quizzical look on his face and his hand was up. I remember he looked as if he had a slight head ache. And he put his hand to his forehead and fell into my lap." page 128
Jacqueline got married to Aristotle Onassis in October 20, 1968. Jacqueline felt like she had a shadow with her. She said she wanted to go away because they were killing the Kennedys. "I can't possibly accept this man's hospitality and then not let him come with me. that would be to cruel." page 194
February 1994, Jacqueline got diagnosed non Hodgkin's lymphoma. She was released and sent home from the hospital, she passed away there Thursday, May 19, 1994. "She did it in her own way and in her own terms, and we all feel lucky for that and now shes in God's hands," page 244