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LISTEN: Mimi Alford, JFK's Intern Mistress

Thursday 9th February 2012

Mimi Alford, the intern who had an affair with John F Kennedy when she was a teenager, told LBC she would have been infamous if it had happened today.

Mimi AlfordThe 69-year-old gave LBC 97.3 a first UK radio interview after writing a book about her affair with the US President as part of Iain Dale's LBC Book Club.

Ms Alford explained how she found herself in JFK's bedroom and started an affair when she was an intern, aged 19. She also told Iain Dale of some dark moments during the affair, including when she was dared by the president to perform a sex act on a White House aide.

She also revealed that she told her fiance about her affair with Mr Kennedy in the aftermath of the President's assassination in 1963.

Listen to the full, remarkable interview below.

Mimi Alford, the intern mistress of JFK, speaks to LBC (mp3)