National Affairs: Making a House a Home

Awaiting the birth of her son, Jacqueline Kennedy had also been giving serious thought to her prospective role as First Lady of the land. The first obligation, she told a friend, must be "taking care of the President." Her next responsibility is to her children: "I don't want them to be brought up by nurses and Secret Service men. I will make every effort to be with my children even more now." Then she added, wistfully: "Also, they probably won't see as much of their father as ordinary children."

One of Jackie's first moves...

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