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Why Jackie Kennedy Put Up With JFK’s Cheating

People

"It was a marriage of its time"

On the personal side of JFK’s presidency, the only thing as legendary as Jackie’s glamour is Jack’s cheating. The 35th president was infamous for his affairs, which only became more highly publicized after his death in 1963.

In the decades since, gossip hounds have tried to find out just how much Jackie really knew about her husband’s infidelities, and what she felt. PEOPLE’s latest cover story has new information about the couple, including revelations about their marital agreements. “It was a marriage of its time,” one unnamed family friend told the magazine. “At the end of the day, Jack came back to Jackie — and that was it. They loved each other.”

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