Author Tina Cassidy shares surprising facts about Jackie Kennedy Onassis from her new book “Jackie After O: One Remarkable Year When Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Defied Expectations and Rediscovered Her Dreams,” out May 1. Much of it focuses on the former first lady's midlife transformation in 1975 when she becomes a widow; fights to save Grand Central Terminal and enters the workforce as a book editor.
It wasn't all charity work Although she didn’t need the money, she made just $10,000 per year when Viking Press hired her in September 1975. In this 1977 photo released by Viking, Jacqueline Onassis and Bryan Holme are shown in their office. Alfred Eisenstadt/AP Buy Photo