A companion podcast to the book "Jackie" by Paul Brandus

Everyone knows Jackie Kennedy Onassis was married to two of the 20th century’s most powerful men, but lesser known are the five incredible years between those marriages when she was on her own.

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Episode 11: Mrs. Onassis

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After yet another tragic loss, Jackie was ready to live life on her own terms.
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Episode 10: Shattered Again

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The assassination was now four years in the rear view mirror and she was in a new relationship. She was happy and life was good... but not for long.
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Episode 9: A Brush with Death

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By 1966, Jackie wasn’t ON the A-list— she WAS the A-list.
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Episode 8: The Lioness

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For Jackie, looming publication of "The Death of a President" would bring new troubles and the first dent in her once untouchable image.
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Episode 7: Jackie Emerges

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Still only in her mid-30s, culture was changing all around Jackie, and inspired her to continue to break free of her own past in her own way. 
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Episode 6: A New Love

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As Jackie settled further into her life in New York, she was determine to stay out of the limelight.
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Episode 5: Farewell to All That

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Jackie decides to flee DC and its now painful memories for her hometown of New York City.
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Episode 4: Jackie's Private Hell

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Jacqueline Kennedy’s private hell: the endless loop of crying, drinking, the nightmares, reliving those fateful seconds in Dallas, hearing the fatal shot over and over in her mind...
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Episode 3: The Dark, Lonely Winter

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The Kennedy era began with such high hopes— no one could have predicted that it would have ended with Jackie burying two of her four children alongside their murdered father.
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Episode 2: There Will Never Be Another Camelot

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Jackie Kennedy had her own idea of what her husband's legacy should be— so she took matters into her own hands.
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Episode 1: The Invisible Man

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If you stood the handsome and charming President John F Kennedy next to the squat and abrasive Greek business tycoon Aristotle Onassis, you might assume they had nothing in common— but in fact, they were both wealthy, hyper-competitive, and big time womanizers, stopping at nothing to get whatever—and whoever— they desired.
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Everyone knows Jackie Kennedy Onassis was married to two of the twentieth century’s most powerful men...lesser known are the five incredible years between those marriages, when she was on her own.
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