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Jfk: What We Still Don’t Know

The biggest story on JFK might be what Robert Dallek couldn’t get:

In five years of research, one prize eluded Dallek’s efforts: a 500-page oral history recorded by Jacqueline Kennedy now kept under lock and key at the Kennedy Library outside Boston. Caroline Kennedy politely refused Dallek’s request to read it, saying her mother asked that it remain closed until 50 years after her death. When opened in 2044, he suggests, it could prompt yet another reassessment of America’s 35th president.

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