People: Jul. 4, 1969

The Kennedy books go on and on. Now comes a volume that seems sure to drive one former member of the clan "up the wall," as the lady involved is wont to say. "My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy" was written by Mary Barelli Gallagher, a former J.F.K. secretary, and from 1957 to 1964 one of Jackie's girls-of-all-work. As Mrs. Gallagher tells it in the first of two Ladies' Home Journal exce'rpts, Jackie 1) spent more on "family expenses" ($105,-446.14, including $40,000 for clothes) in 1961 than Jack made as President;

2) redecorated so often...

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