Amid a life of unparalleled glamour, Frank and Barbara Sinatra’s circle of friends extended well beyond the titans of Hollywood and entertainment and straight to the White House. Throughout Frank Sinatra’s life and marriage to Barbara, he advocated passionately for many political and civic causes and was an early supporter of the civil rights movement. Beyond that, Sinatra came to be called a close friend of presidents from Kennedy to Reagan. An avid reader and history buff, Sinatra treasured the personalized memoirs, photographs and memorabilia he was gifted by these American leaders. Before many of these mementos come to auction in Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra (6 December, New York), discover more about the Sinatras’ fascinating political friendships.