About the Author
Hugh Sidey covered JFK as a reporter for Time magazine. He is the veteran writer of Time magazine's popular column "The Presidency," and has reported on America's chief executives for Life
magazines since 1957. Over the course of more than four decades, he has become one of America's foremost observers of the Oval Office.
Letitia Baldridge was Jacqueline Kennedy's social secretary from 1960-1962 and was responsible for the lovely state dinners that characterized the administration. She is the author of 19 books, 14 of which concern manners and entertaining. A former assistant to the ambassadors of France and Italy, she was the first woman executive of Tiffany & Company. Since 1964, she has run her own business, Letitia Baldridge Enterprises.
Robert Dallek is one of the most highly regarded historians in America today, winner of the Bancroft prize and numerous other awards. He is the author of An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy 1917-1963
and a widely acclaimed two-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson.
John Goodman, a two-time Emmy Award winner, served as Senior Writer and Senior Producer for National Geographic Explorer from 1996-2004. He is now an Executive Producer for Partisan Pictures, Inc. in NYC.