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As Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis‘ live-in assistant and sometime nanny between 1964 and 1977, Kathy McKeon was there for some of the biggest — and most heartbreaking — moments in Caroline and John Jr.’s young lives. Among them was the assassination of their uncle Robert F. Kennedy in June 1968 — just five years after their father, John F. Kennedy, was shot and killed.
McKeon, now a 72-year-old grandmother of six, reveals new details about how the tragedy unfolded in her upcoming memoir, Jackie’s Girl, due out May 9 and excerpted in this week’s issue of People.
In Jackie’s Girl, McKeon recalls how the »
- Liz McNeil and Tierney McAfee
Katie Holmes may have taken on directing duties on the Reelz miniseries she stars in, The Kennedys – After Camelot, but it was her adorable daughter, Suri, who apparently had the biggest blast on set.
At the show’s premiere on Wednesday in Beverly Hills, Holmes’ cast and crew members revealed that the actress’ 10-year-old mini-me daughter frequently visited the set to see her mom in action.
Holmes — who plays Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis — directed the third episode of the series, and Suri had her own list of fun things to do while mom was working.
“Katie actually made her a chair that said ‘Director, »
- Raha Lewis
What drives a man to surf down an avalanche of 100 feet of water? It’s a question Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning director/producer Rory Kennedy explores in her portrait of legendary surfer Laird Hamilton, which will premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
“Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton” includes incredible cinematography of Hamilton’s death-defying surfing, but the film is also an intimate look at the life of the man who became the legend. It’s a film that forced Kennedy into a wide array of shooting circumstances, requiring different techniques and equipment to capture the surfer’s story.
Kennedy is at Sundance for the film’s premiere and will be stopping by the Canon Creative Studio on Main Street in Park City to talk with IndieWire about shooting her latest film, which you can watch on Facebook Live.
Click here to stream the live discussion at 6: »
- Chris O'Falt
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