In this Feb. 22, 1978, file photo, Arthur Schlesinger Jr.,...

In this Feb. 22, 1978, file photo, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., left, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis speak at a publishing party in New York City. During the first half of 1964, just months after her husband was assassinated, Jacqueline Kennedy sat for seven interviews with Schlesinger, a historian and family friend. Credit: AP, 1978

ABC News some time ago landed a trove of previously unreleased audiotapes recorded by Jacqueline Kennedy in the year after the JFK assassination. They'll form the basis of a two-hour Diane Sawyer-anchored doc, "Jacqueline Kennedy: In her Own Words," set to air Sept. 13, the network  just announced.

Per ABC: "The interviews took place in the spring of 1964. The tapes were sealed and deposited in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum upon the completion of the interviews, in accordance with Mrs. Kennedy’s wishes. In conjunction with the fiftieth anniversary of President Kennedy’s Inauguration, Caroline Kennedy and the Kennedy family are releasing the recordings with accompanying transcripts.

Caroline Kennedy said in a statement: “It is a great privilege to be able to share these recollections with the millions of people who admire my parents. My mother took very seriously the obligation to preserve and document the history of my father’s administration -- and these interviews are the result."

Here's the trailer:


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