Letters to Jackie: Reflection on Condolence Letters After 50 Years

Professor, historian and biographer Ellen Fitzpatrick sat down to discuss the condolence letters sent to Jacqueline Kennedy after President Kennedy’s assassination. Fitzpatrick wrote a book that features 250 of those letters, entitled, “Letters to Jackie: Condolences From a Grieving Nation.”


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