The Journalist Quotes in Jackie (2016)
The Journalist Quotes:
The Journalist: Mrs. Kennedy? They told me to come up. And I'm so sorry for your loss.
Jackie Kennedy: Have you read what they've been writing? Krock and Merriman and all the rest?
The Journalist: Yes, I have.
Jackie Kennedy: Merriman's such a bitter man. It's been just one week. Already they're treating him like some dusty old artifact to be shelved away. That's no way to be remembered.
The Journalist: And how would you like him remembered, Mrs. Kennedy?
Jackie Kennedy: [stammering] I...
Jackie Kennedy: You understand that I will be editing this conversation just in case I don't say exactly what I mean?
The Journalist: With all due respect, that seems very unlikely, Mrs. Kennedy.
The Journalist: Right. Okay. Uh, so this will be your own version of what happened?
Jackie Kennedy: Exactly. Come in.
Jackie Kennedy: How would you write that?
The Journalist: She lights yet another cigarette and explains through her soft sobs that Jack wasn't perfect, but he was perfect for our country. And I ask about his flaws, and she explains.
Jackie Kennedy: Perfect people can't change. Jack was always getting better, stronger. Sometimes he would walk into the desert alone, just to let himself be tempted by the devil.
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