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KEVIN CULLEN

Jackie Kennedy and her priests

The discovery, a half-century after the fact, that Jacqueline Kennedy had a long, confidential correspondence with an Irish priest has filled in some of the blanks about the most private of first ladies.

It’s a treasure trove for historians who for generations have been frustrated as they searched for material to get inside the head of a woman who wanted them to stay away.

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