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Kennedy-Onassis Wedding #197956

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 17, 1968
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(Studio) Jacqueline Kennedy to marry Greek shipowner, Aristotle Onassis soon. Her mother, Mrs. Hugh Auchincloss, made announcement. Onassis says he's 62 but "New York Post" says his passport says he's 69. Has 2 grown children, divorced in 1960, and linked with Maria Callas until recently. Mrs. Kennedy, 39, been widowed almost 5 years She and family had cruised on Onassis yacht. Onassis recently spent 2 wkends. at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, to get to know Caroline, 10, and John, Junior, 7. Rptd. ceremony to be on island and either be civil or Greek Orthodox.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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