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Jackie: Behind Closed Doors Documentary on REELZ Channel

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 4, 2015 | Categories: Entertainment, Pop Culture, TV
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This post is sponsored by REELZ; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

Jackie: Behind Closed Doors Documentary on REELZ Channel

My Mom admired Jackie Kennedy Onassis and read and watched anything she could regarding her and being so close to my Mom, I too became enchanted by Jackie O. When I heard about the new documentary, Jackie: Behind Closed Doors on REELZ Channel, I have to admit, I got a little giddy. 

I can remember as a young girl the first time my Mom bought me a Jackie Kennedy Onassis paper doll book. I adored my Jackie O paper dolls.  Jackie O was royalty to me. She epitomized class, style, and beauty. I had those paper dolls for a long time and I had changed the dresses and beautiful gowns on that doll so many times I had to use tape to hold them together.

Jackie: Behind Closed Doors

As a child I thought her life was like a fairytale, and still today I find myself intrigued by her. I will definitely be watching Jacke: Behind Closed Doors. I want to know more about her, especially her younger years.

Jackie: Behind Closed Doors Documentary on REELZ Channel

I recall my Mom telling me about when Jackie and JFK got married… how they were the IT couple. America’s favorite couple.

I was born five months after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated with Jackie by his side, on November 22, 1963. Afterward, she removed herself from the public eye to concentrate on her two children, and later marrying Aristotle Onassis. Her private life became shrouded in mystery and Jackie became even more intriguing. 

I know, like most of us, the highlights of her life, like her marriage to JFK, becoming the first lady, to witnessing her husband’s assassination, but most of her life has been hidden away behind closed doors. REELZ is making it possible for us to finally get a look behind those closed doors.

If you’re like me and want to learn even more about Jackie and the Kennedy family, you can catch The Kennedy Files on REELZ Channel airing throughout the month of November. 

The Kennedy Files is a great documentary for learning more about this enigmatic family and it leaves me wanting to know even more about Jackie Kennedy Onassis. All the more reason I can’t wait for Jackie: Behind Closed Doors. Be sure to tune into the REELZ Channel documentary hosted by NBC News’ Natalie Morales on November 7th at 9 pm EST and again at 11 pm EST. 


40 Responses to Jackie: Behind Closed Doors Documentary on REELZ Channel

  1. I lived right up the street from the Church they got married in, while I lived in Newport. She was such a classy and intriguing woman.

  2. Kendra D says:

    I’ll keep an eye out for it — I think I have REELZ in my tv bundle

  3. Janel says:

    I’ll definitely watch this, she led such an interesting life.

  4. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    My nana loves her. I think she really meant a lot to people back in the day.

  5. This sounds like a great documentary. I’ve always thought that Jackie O was such a beautiful, classy woman.

  6. Pam says:

    I have always been fascinated by Jackie O. I definitely want to watch this.

  7. Kristi says:

    Looks like I know what the next documentary I will be watching. My favorite first lady and I love documentaries so this sounds like a perfect evening.

  8. Liz Mays says:

    It will be nice to learn more about her. She was a such an important figure when I was little!

  9. Amber Ludwig says:

    The whole Kennedy family is so intriguing to me!! I will be definitely checking this out as well!! I love documentaries!!

  10. Chasing Joy says:

    I would watch this. I like these kind of historical documentaries.

  11. Shannon says:

    This sounds great and I would like to watch as well, thank you for sharing.

  12. Meaga says:

    I love documentaries! I’ll have to keep an eye out for this one, it looks fascinating!

  13. My Mom would love to watch this documentary. I will have to watch it with her the next time i visit.

  14. I have always loved reading about Jackie O. I will have to check out this documentary.

  15. Theresa says:

    She certainly made an impression on all who were around in her era. She really seemed like a lady that radiated class and beauty.

  16. Marcie W. says:

    I remember Jackie O always being so well dressed. I would love to learn more about her fascinating life and can only imagine how difficult it must have been to lose her husband the way she did.

  17. Trish F says:

    Oh, I definitely want to see this. Thanks for the heads up. I bet those paper dolls would be quite the collector items today.

  18. After all these years I find it fascinating that people are in awe with Jackie O.

  19. Rosey says:

    I think it would be interesting to learn more about her life. I’d watch the documentary.

  20. Crystal says:

    She certainly is an icon and someone cherished in our American story. I can’t wait to learn more about her in the documentary.

  21. The Kennedy’s are such a fascinating family. I will definitely be tuned in adding it to my calendar now!

  22. I cannot wait to see this! I am obsessed with Jackie Kennedy, so this will be fun to watch.

  23. She was one strong lady, even though she didn’t look like it. It must have been a struggle living in that family. Too much fame. Thanks for sharing!

  24. Darryl with One of a kind by design says:

    I had to stop and read this blog about Jackie Kennedy Ladies sorry if I’m intruding. My mom always talked about here and she named my sister after her.

  25. This is definitely something that I want to see. This woman led such an amazing life and handled the hardships that came her way with a lot of grace and integrity.

  26. Christie says:

    I can definitely understand wanting to know more about Jackie O! I love documentaries and fascinating women

  27. Karen S. says:

    I’d love to know more about Jackie O.

  28. Judy Thomas says:

    She sure was an elegant and classy woman.

  29. christy virgil says:

    I have always been in awe of Jackie. She reminds me of my mother and my childhood, growing up in the sixties. I miss those good times!

  30. Amber C. says:

    Oh I would love to see this! She is one of the most beautiful woman of all time!

  31. laurie damrose says:

    She was a great lady.

  32. Raijean says:

    I love her! she is so amazing and classy.

  33. Edna Williams says:

    I think I will want to watch this! I love Jackie O!

  34. I just this Jackie O show advertised last night and I will be watching it. My Abuela thought JFK and Jackie were the most amazing couple. Thanks for sharing your story about your Jackie Doll, don’t see those anymore.

  35. Way before my time, but I remember my mother telling me she was in school when JFK was shot and her teachers all crying and students being sent home from school that day.

  36. krystel says:

    This topic sounds interesting never heard of her but she sounds great

  37. I’ve always been intrigued to know more about Jackie. Her life was so high profile with so many tragedies and successes. I’d definitely watch this. Thanks for the head’s up.