Presidential Couple Mug: Kennedy
- National Archives Store Exclusive
- Two-tone ceramic
- 14 oz.
Exclusive to the National Archives, this two-tone ceramic mug commemorates the marriage and partnership of John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier. Generously proportioned for hot beverages, this mug is part of a presidential collection that pays tribute to our country’s first couples.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier met at a dinner party in Georgetown in 1951, when Kennedy was a congressman and Bouvier was a newly minted journalist for the Washington Times-Herald. They were married two years later and entranced America as one of the most iconic couples of the 20th century.They entered the White House as President and First Lady of the United States in 1962 and transformed it with their sophistication and charm.