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Jackie Kennedy's 1964 recordings detailed in new book, Diane Sawyer special

12 September 2011 3:45 PM, PDT | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

Once again proving that nothing holds our collective interest quite like the Kennedy family, Camelot is all over the news this week with the release of oral history "Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy" and the accompanying ABC News special, "Jacqueline Kennedy: In Her Own Words."

Sourced from 1964 conversations between Mrs. Kennedy and longtime Kennedy aid Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Jackie stipulated that the recordings would be kept unheard until her death. And though she passed away after a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 1994, Boston's Kennedy Library has only just now released the tapes.

Details in the tapes include Mrs. Kennedy's relaying of her husbands' skepticism over success in Vietnam and Lyndon B. Johnson's ability to serve as president and her own distaste for Martin Luther King Jr.

Expressing a belief in the FBI's infamous -- and unheard -- wiretaps of the civil rights leader, »

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