Welcome to the official website of Kitty Kelley, America's bestselling investigative biographer. Her in-depth and revealing examinations of high profile subjects include Oprah, the Bush family, the British Monarchy, Nancy Reagan, Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Her most recent books are Let Freedom Ring: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of the March on Washington and Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of the Kennedys.

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Let Freedom Ring: Stanley Tretick’s Iconic Images of the March on Washington.



Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of The Kennedys.

Kitty Kelley and Sy Hersh

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Dust to Dust

by Kitty Kelley “Never offend an enemy in a small way,” Gore Vidal once wrote. The prickly writer, who thrived on making enemies, may soon…

BIO Podcast

Kitty Kelley spoke with BIO member John A. Farrell in February 2020 in Washington, D.C.   Part I (26:53):   Part II (26:26):   John…

Christmas at the White House

by Kitty Kelley Christmas at the White House this year dazzles with gold ribbons and sparking lights, fir boughs, fir wreaths and the delicious scent…

Grant and Twain

by Kitty Kelley Readers who appreciate Civil War memoirs and enjoy biographies will treasure Mark Perry’s 2004 double-barreled book, Grant and Twain: The Story of…

Believing

by Kitty Kelley Despite their mutual animosity, Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill will be forever linked as a result of the 1991 Supreme Court confirmation…

Graceland At Last

by Kitty Kelley The essays in Margaret Renkl’s Graceland, at Last began in grief as the author mourned the deaths of her mother and mother-in-law…

First Friends

by Kitty Kelley Imagine you are a contestant on “Jeopardy!” and you select “Presidents and Their Female Friends” for $200. The host says: “This 20th-century…

Kitty Kelley & Rep. John Lewis

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