This diary just sold for close to $1 million
A DIARY kept by a young John F Kennedy has sold for more than $959,800.
Boston-based RR Auction said the diary sold for $959,818 ($US718,750) on Wednesday, far exceeding the pre-sale estimate of $US200,000.
Joseph Alsop, a JFK collector from Beverly, outbid one other live and six telephone bidders in a packed house for the 61-page diary. Alsop, 71, plans to add it to his personal collection, auction officials said.