January 2017 Auction Ends Thursday, January 26th, 5pm Pacific
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Blaze Starr autograph letter signed, writing of President John F. Kennedy taking a break from the tense 13 days of negotiations during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Colorful letter 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 friend of J.F.K. he would pick me up at my home, about twenty minutes from D.C., and we would meet at Paul's home in Georgetown. As we entered Paul's home the phone rang. It was J.F.K. Plans had changed and he told Paul to bring me to a certain office in the Capitol. I wore a head scarf, sunglasses, and carried Paul's briefcase. As we walked by the Oval Office the door was open. There was loads 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 closed 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 until I saw the evening news on T.V. that the President had left the Cuban Missile Crisis meeting to spend a short time with me. I felt very proud of myself I did my part for my country that day. Well friend take care and drop a line when you find time...'' Signed ''Blaze Starr''. Letter is adorned with a nude self-portrait and lipstick kiss by Blaze Starr. Souvenir letter is one of 4 that Blaze Starr wrote. Single page measures 8.5'' x 11'', in fine condition.
JFK During the Cuban Missile Crisis -- ''...Boy, if Fidel Castro had something like you, he would think more about making Love, and less about making war...''
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