The Secret Letters of Jackie Kennedy

One of the most mysterious women in history had an unlikely confidante for her inner secrets.
1:55 | 05/13/14

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-- of the most mysterious and celebrated women in history seems to be speaking to us again. It turns out the deeply private Jacqueline Kennedy had an unlikely confidant. She wrote a personal thoughts about ambition. The husband she loved infidelity the anguish of his death. ABC's David Wright has the secret thoughts of this woman we studied and all those pictures. She was still her dying day a public. Figure but also a very private soul. Never did Jacqueline -- -- Kennedy revealed -- true feelings even when the whole country wept for her. But she bared her soul to -- Irish priest she met only twice father Joseph Leonard -- -- now of fourteen years. Now dozens of her newly discovered letters are being auctioned off in Ireland. She was young but far from -- eve about her husband who was as she puts it consumed by ambition like Macbeth. He's like my father she wrote. Loves -- chase and his board with the conquest and once married needs proof he still attractive so he flirts with other women and resents you. But she later confided there was something in it for her. Maybe I'm just dazzled in picture myself -- a glittering world of crowned heads and men of destiny and not just a sad little housewife. Only here's later in an audio interview released by her daughter did she discussed the strain of -- all. -- that there was one thing there's about the way which -- after the -- peaceful and secret -- that. After the assassination. She confessed to father Leonard I am so bitter against god. But added only heat and you and I know that now we all do these letters a treasure trove. But also a violation. David Wright ABC news Los Angeles.

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