Peter, Polly, JFK, Bobby and Jackie too! (Part 1)

Peter, Polly, JFK, Bobby and Jackie too! (Part 1)

 

This installment should have perhaps been included in the series of articles on the myth of the Kennedy family.

(See: American Camelot: The Kennedy’s mythical dynasty)

However, much has been learned since those articles were published, and what shall be revealed may seem – especially to those visiting for the first time and perhaps even to one’s loyal American readers – grandly absurd.

Nevertheless, one has ably established that many of America’s historical figures, the Kennedy’s included, were not who they claimed to be, that they were, in fact, merely actors assigned to play a role upon history’s grand stage, characters in a scripted play dressed up in costumes drawn from the storage bins of Hollywood’s wardrobe warehouses. And perhaps no other American presidency, other than that of the mythical John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was more grandly scripted and better sold to the American public as an epic, heroic, and ultimately tragic historical figure.

Nor, has any mythical story in America’s history proven more profitable than that of Camelot; the enchanted kingdom of the golden skinned, fair haired president and his seductive, fairy tale princess wife. But it was all an illusion folks,  a made for television movie, if not the very first ‘reality’ television series ever broadcast. Continue reading “Peter, Polly, JFK, Bobby and Jackie too! (Part 1)”