“As they began to kiss, he placed one hand on her breast and the other inside of her bikini bottom,” Harrington recalled. It was clear that Bobby was sleeping with his sister-in-law.” RFK later told Harrington — who had her own affair with RFK — he loved Ethel but “felt just as strongly about Jackie.” * When Commerce Department administrator Kenneth Mc Knight arrived for a late-evening meeting with Sen.Kennedy in July 1966, he found Bobby sitting on a sofa — with Jackie “straddling his lap, her arms around his neck.” * At one point, Ethel Kennedy implored family friend Frank Moore to “tell Bobby to stop sleeping with Jackie.” Instead, Moore told her to find a marriage counselor.With the assassination not yet a year behind her, Madam was still in widow's black when she went out, and more given to intimate gatherings of friends and family in her red-brocade dining room than big, splashy parties at home.I never saw her crying or outwardly morose, but she never had much of an appetite, and the toll of the horror she had survived was plain to see on her painfully thin frame.Bobby Kennedy had established residency in New York after stepping down as attorney general to launch his 1964 bid to become the state's Democratic representative in the U. John and Caroline would run and fling themselves at their uncle as soon as he stepped inside the door, clamoring for his attention.Bobby would toss John into the air and catch him, then get down on the floor to play.
Jackie Kennedy had a four-year love affair with Bobby Kennedy that began not long after JFK’s assassination and grew so intense that when RFK was gunned down, it was she — not his wife — who instructed doctors to pull the plug, an explosive new book claims.
Family was never far away, and both her sister, Lee, and various Kennedy in-laws visited frequently.
Lee had an apartment a few blocks away, as did Bobby and Ethel Kennedy.
With eight kids of his own under the age of thirteen, Bobby stepped easily into the role of surrogate father for John and Caroline, and they worshipped him. Threatening to tell Uncle Bobby about any misbehavior was like telling the kids Santa Claus was going to find out.
In addition to his Manhattan apartment, which was close to his campaign headquarters in Midtown, Bobby had leased a twenty-five-room hilltop mansion as a weekend retreat in Glen Cove, on the northern shore of Long Island.