Hersh suggests Kennedy secretly wed Palm Beach socialite Durie Malcolm in 1947 and that their brief marriage was later annulled. This story, as reflected by these FBI records, initially surfaced during JFK's first year in the White House and apparently was based on an obscure genealogical study. The following documents include:

Pages 1-3: A journalist's tip about the marriage.

Page 4: J. Edgar Hoover memorializes conversation with Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.

Pages 5-7: The rumor spreads across Washington.

Pages 8-11: Hoover receives anonymous letter at home.


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