The Presidency: Jackie, Igor & Pierre

For John Kennedy, the week was something of a grind. There were the big statistical messages, his first press conference in six weeks, a speech to Democratic fund raisers in Washington's National Guard Armory, a flying trip to Manhattan to see Acting United Nations Secretary-General U Thant. He did get to see Broadway's top musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, but otherwise he left the gracious life in the capable hands of his capable wife, Jackie Kennedy.

Proud of her tasteful changes in the White House decor, Jackie led a 45-man CBS crew (trailed by two...

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