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    [John F. Kennedy]. Blaze Starr Autograph Letter Signed " Blaze Starr." One page, 8.5" x 11", no place; no date. Addressed to a "Friend", with descriptions of President John F. Kennedy taking a break from the tense 13 days of negotiations during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Speaking to Kennedy's unfaithfulness in his marriage, it reads in full:

    " Just a line to answer your letter. Oh yes there was a lot of things I didn't tell in my book or the movie 'Blaze.' After Governor Earl K. Long passed away I renewed my friendship with then president J.F.K. C.B.S. newsman Paul Niven was a good friend of J.F.K. He would pick me up at my home in MD., about twenty minutes from D.C., and we would meet at Paul's house in Georgetown. As we entered Paul's house the phone rang. It was J.F.K. Plans had changed so he told Paul to take me to a certain office in D.C. I wore a head scarf, sunglasses, and carried Paul's briefcase. As we walked by the Oval Office the door was open. There were lots of people all around. Robert Kennedy stood in the open door. Vice President L.B.J. stood in the hall with his arms folded. We entered an office and J.F.K. was right behind us. As Paul left we locked the door. After a short time, (very short), J.F.K. jumped up and said he was very, very, sorry but he had to leave. While he was dressing he said Boy, if Fidel Castro had something like you, he would think more about making Love, and less about making war. I said, why did you say that? J.F.K. said oh, I was just thinking out Loud. Me and Paul left. I didn't realize untill [ sic] I saw the evening news on T.V. that the President had left the Cuban Missile Crisis meeting to spend a short time, (very short) with me. I really felt proud of myself that day, doing my small part for my President, and my country. I would say a contented President will make good decisions, don't you think? J.F.K. made a good one that day. Well I'll close for now, Take care and drop a line when you find time..." The letter is adorned with a nude self-portrait and lipstick kiss. This was not the first encounter that she claims to have had with the President.

    Born Fanny Belle Fleming, Starr was a famous stripper and burlesque dancer, known for her affair with Louisiana Governor Earl Long, who she mentions in this letter.

    Condition: Boldly signed with bright colors.


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    April, 2020
    22nd Wednesday
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