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A Conversation With Author Of “The First Kennedys” Neal Thompson

This week, Alyson spoke with author Neal Thompson about his new book, “The First Kennedys: The Humble Roots of an American Dynasty”. 

“Here is that rare thing: an untold chapter in the Kennedy saga. Neal Thompson has given us a compelling and illuminating book about one of the most important families in our history—a family that represents so much about America then. And now.” 
—Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times best-selling author of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power 

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The 60th Anniversary Of Jacqueline Kennedy’s White House Tour

Happy Valentine’s Day! This episode’s release date (February 14, 2022) marks 60 years since “A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy” aired on television. In this episode, Alyson talks about Mrs. Kennedy’s White House restoration that lead up to the tour, and the film itself.

 

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Viva Kennedy: A Conversation About Kennedy And Latinx Connections With Dr. Natalia Molina

This week, Alyson spoke with Dr. Natalia Molina, a Distinguished Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity at USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. They spoke about many Latinx and Kennedy connections, including Viva Kennedy Clubs, The Kennedys’ visit to Mexico, RFK and Cesar Chavez, and more. 

 

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Story Time: The 1960 Plan To Deny JFK The Presidency

This week, Alyson is joined by Ryan Pryor, who tells the story about a plot (using the electoral college) to deny John F. Kennedy the presidency in 1960.

 

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Main source: The Washington Post

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Ann Lowe: Designer Of Jackie Kennedy’s Wedding Gown

This week, Alyson is joined by Rachel Burchfield (podcaster and writer for Vanity Fair, People, Vogue, Elle, etc.) to talk about the fascinating career of the designer of Jacqueline Kennedy’s wedding gown, Ann Lowe.

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Kennedy News: 12/21

This week, Alyson hops on for a quick episode to update you of all the Kennedy news that came out within the last week.

 

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Sources: CNN, CBS News, 9 News Australia, People, and NY Post

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The Berlin Crisis Of 1961

In this episode, Alyson is joined by her pal, teacher and historian, Ryan Pryor, to discuss the Berlin Crisis of 1961.

 

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Information sources: JFK Library and Britannica