To hear short stories about JFK, click on the photos
Recollections of Ed Berube, a bus driver from Fall River, Massachusetts, who worked on JFK’s first Senate campaign and forged an enduring friendship.
Photos courtesy of Ronald Berube; JFK Library
Letitia Baldridge, social secretary in the Kennedy White House, remembers what it was like to be “backstage” in the magical days of Camelot.
Photos courtesy of White House Photos
Intimates of JFK remember his lifelong passion for the written word, and his startling capacity to absorb and remember what he read.
Photos courtesy of JFK Library
Recollections of journalist Laura Knebel on JFK’s web of close friendships and why there were no women in his inner circle.
Photos courtesy of JFK Library Foundation; JFK Presidential Library/Bay City Times
Angier Biddle Duke, JFK’s chief of protocol, remembers the time two heads of state came to harangue President Kennedy on his failings, and got a surprising reception.