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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
May 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: Preservation and Grace, and American Legacy:
Presented by Jill Holland, American Historical Theatre.
She was a Kennedy. She was an Onassis. She did not define herself by her husbands. Realizing that future generations would need the insights of the past for guidance, her preservation efforts galvanized the rest of the country to protect its historic monuments. Aided by her public profile, her work helped bring about the Historic Preservation Act of 1966: the most far-reaching preservation legislation ever enacted in the United States.
This program has been made possible in part b the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH). Any views, finis, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the NEH or NJCH.