Under The Circumstances,Understandable


In this Nov. 24, 1963 photo, Jacqueline Kennedy walks down the Capitol steps with daughter Caroline and son John Jr. after President John. F. Kennedy's casket was placed in the rotunda in Washington.
In this Nov. 24, 1963 photo, Jacqueline Kennedy walks down the Capitol steps with daughter Caroline and
son John Jr. after President John. F. Kennedy’s casket was placed in the rotunda in Washington.   (AP
Photo, File)                                                                     In the months following John F. Kennedy’s assassination, Jacqueline Kennedy often re-constructed the moments before his death, convinced she could have saved him. In a new book about those months, biographer Barbara Leaming reveals that Jackie was suffering from “what we’d now call post-traumatic stress disorder,” according to an excerpt of the book printed in vanity fair
 She couldn’t bear to look at any images of her husband, cried often, drank a lot of vodka, and had flashbacks and nightmares so bad she’d wake up screaming—when she was able to fall asleep at all. If she had been looking right instead of left, she once reasoned, “I could have pulled him down, and then the second shot would not have hit him.”She also agonized over.. Read on…     http://www.newser.com/story/196068/jackie-kennedy-had-ptsd-after-jfks-assassination-book.html
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s