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Profiles in Publishing: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Name: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Birthdate/Place: July 28, 1929, Southampton, NY Publishers Associated With: Viking Press, Doubleday Claim to Fame: Jackie Kennedy is, quite obviously, most well-known for her position as First Lady from 1961-63 during the presidency of her husband, John F. Kennedy. However, after the death of her second husband, shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, Jackie was offered a position as a consulting editor at Viking Press by an old friend. She worked there for two years before resigning over a bit of a scandalous snafu–a book was published under her (which she claimed […]