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Jackie O: Public, Private, Secret with J. Randy Taraborrelli

Jackie O: Public, Private, Secret with J. Randy Taraborrelli

We all know public details of her time as First Lady in the White House. We can recall the historic imagery of her wearing a pink Chanel suit with the matching pink hat on the day President Kennedy was assassinated. But with only a few years spent in the White House, what fabric makes the full life of beloved First Lady, Jackie Kennedy Onassis? Sharon connects with journalist and celebrity biographer, J. Randy Taraborrelli, to chat about his new book “Jackie: Public, Private, Secret.” This conversation brings to light the story of a woman’s total lived experience, in a way that is surprising, complex, and distinctive, painting a portrait of the lesser known parts of the iconic life of Jackie O.

Special thanks to our guest, J Randy Taraborrelli, for joining us today.

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  • Host and Executive Producer: Sharon McMahon
  • Audio Producer: Jenny Snyder
  • Production Coordinator: Andrea Champoux

Guest

Guest

J. Randy Taraborrelli

J. Randy Taraborrelli is the author of 20 biographies, most of which have become New York Times bestsellers, including: Jackie, Ethel, Joan: Women of Camelot; After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to the Present, which was adapted as a mini-series for Reelz; and Jackie, Janet & Lee: The Secret Lives of Janet Auchincloss and Her Daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill, which he is adapting for television.