Kitty Kelley to contribute "heartwarming" text to photo book of JFK and his family

Author Kitty Kelley speaks during a discussion about her book 'The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty' 16 September 2004 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The book is a 'tell-all' on the Bush dynasty. The White House called the book 'politically motivated' and dismissing the allegations as 'false and so trashy that even the tabloids should cringe.'
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Author Kitty Kelley speaks during a discussion about her book "The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty" Sept. 16, 2004, at the National Press Club in Washington.
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(CBS/AP) Kitty Kelley, author of gossipy best sellers about Frank Sinatra, Jaqueline Kennedy and others, will be providing "heartwarming" text to accompany a collection of photographs of the Kennedy family.

"Capturing Camelot" will be comprised of photographs by Kelley's friend Stanley Tretick.

Tretick, who died in 1999, covered the White House for Look magazine while John F. Kennedy was in office. He took many pictures of the president and his children that helped define JFK's image as a family man.

Thomas Dunne Books is releasing "Capturing Camelot" in November. The publisher announced Wednesday that Kelley, who manages Tretick's estate, would contribute an "insightful, heartwarming essay" about the photographer and the president.