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Jack and Lem: John F. Kennedy and Lem Billings

the Untold Story of an Extraordinary Friendship

by David Pitts

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Da Capo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Biography: general,
  • Political leaders & leadership,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Historical - General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10325621M
    ISBN 100306816237
    ISBN 109780306816239
    OCLC/WorldCa176893754

    President John F. Kennedy was famous for his vivid, and some might say almost compulsive, heterosexuality. But straight men can have a gay side, and JFK’s life was filled with prominent gay men. At least one of them, Kirk LeMoyne “Lem” Billings, was one of Jack’s body men and lived part-time in the White House. Jack and Lem: John F. Kennedy and Lem Billings: The Untold Story of an Extraordinary Friendship eBook: Pitts, David: : Kindle StoreReviews:

    But Jack didn't end the relationship. From the time John F. Kennedy and Kirk LeMoyne "Lem" Billings met at Choate, until the President's assassination thirty years later, Jack and Lem remained best friends. Lem was a virtual fixture in the Kennedy family who even had his own room at the White : Get this from a library! Jack and Lem: John F. Kennedy and Lem Billings: the untold story of an extraordinary friendship. [David Pitts] -- ""Jack and Lem" explores the enduring friendship between John F. Kennedy and Kirk Lemoyne Billings (aka "Lem"). Jack Kennedy and Lem Billings met at Choate and remained friends until the Dallas.

    The book "Jack and Lem: John F. Kennedy and Lem Billings: The Untold Story of an Extraordinary Friendship," details the extraordinary relationship between John F. Kennedy Had A Gay Best Friend Who Even Had His Own Room At The White HouseFollowers: David Pitts has 18 books on Goodreads with ratings. David Pitts’s most popular book is Jack & Lem: John F. Kennedy and Lem Billings: The Untold Story.


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LeMoyne "Lem" Billings and John F. Kennedy, Depending upon whose version you read, Lem Billings was either John F. Kennedy’s best friend, JFK’s gay best friend, Jackie Kennedy’s interior decorator, a permanent houseguest at the Kennedy compound and the White House during the JFK administration, the inventor of Fizzies, and either a positive or negative.

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73 likes. Lem was John F Kennedy's best friend. This page is created to honor his memory and is dedicated to his family and friends. Lem Billings and Bobby Kennedy Jr became close after JFK's death and allegedly took drugs together.

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The book Jack and Lem: John F. Kennedy and Lem Billings: The Untold Story of an Extraordinary Friendship (by David Pitts) tells of when Jack casually wrote at the end of a chatty letter to Lem after his friend made a sexual advance: “I’m not that kind of boy.”.

John F. Kennedy’s closest pal, Lem Billings, was turned on by the future president, but never tried to take it further, a new book about their lifelong friendship reveals,” says Richard Johnson, Page Six, The New York Post.

“In ‘Jack and Lem’ Larry Quirk, who was a lover of Billings, a closeted gay, tells author David Pitts. Lem was the second person Jack’s sister, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, called after reaching her sister, Pat Lawford.

A Princeton friend and former business partner confided to Pitts about Billings that after Jack’s death: “He didn’t want to live anymore,” and other friends claimed that he never recovered from the loss.Jack and Lem: John F.

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