R | | Biography, Drama, History
A key character in the film is the man known simply as "The Journalist", who was loosely modelled after Life magazine journalist Theodore H. White, who finds that Jacqueline Kennedy has her own agenda. Stepping into the role was Billy Crudup, and who also appeared with co-star Greta Gerwig in 20th Century Women (2016). Crudup said:... ...
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 ...
The Journalist: ...
Jackie has the list of funeral attendants read out to her, including "Crown Prince George" of Denmark. Denmark at the time had no Prince George, but rather a Crown Princess, the later Queen Margrethe.
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