Nation: La Presidente

"I do not think it altogether inappropriate for me to introduce myself," said the President of the U.S. to members of the Paris press. "I am the man who accompanied Jacqueline Kennedy to Paris." President Kennedy was not exaggerating: in the eyes of the world, his talks with Charles de Gaulle might take on historic significance, but to the people of Paris their deliberations were secondary. From the moment of her smiling arrival at Orly Airport, the radiant young First Lady was the Kennedy who really mattered....

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