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“I always thought women who were scared of sex loved Adlai.”
— Jackie Kennedy on Adlai Stevenson II, former Illinois governor and her husband’s 1960 primary opponent, in yet another dishy excerpt from the new book of interviews, analyzed by our colleague Vince Bzdek. Unlike JFK, who demanded “a man would be the leader” in a relationship, she detected that “with Adlai... he’d be sort of sweet and you could talk.”