A New York Times piece on the battle over Gore Vidal’s $37 million estate gives us an excuse to create this intriguing Muckety map.
Vidal and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis were stepchildren (by different mothers) of wealthy lawyer and stockbroker Hugh D. Auchincloss.
Vidal also was a friend and distant cousin of the late writer Louis Auchincloss. The two corresponded for decades, with Vidal calling Auchincloss his “ex-step cousin.”
Auchincloss’s son, Andrew, now oversees the Vidal estate.
Andrew Auchincloss’s attorney in the case is Adam Streisand, second cousin to Barbra.
Mouse over connecting lines in the map to see relationships. Double-click on boxes with + signs to see more relationships.
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