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Joseph P. Kennedy

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  • Zola's Bookish recommendation engine goes to work for libraries

    Zola's Bookish recommendation engine goes to work for libraries
    Let's start with the idea of a recommendation engine. It's an informal term to describe the complex algorithms that parse masses of data to make suggestions of the "if you like that, you'll like this" variety. Online services crave good recommendation...
  • Francis Gary Powers dies in helicopter crash

     
    Scene where KNBC chopper crashed killing former U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers....
  • George Burns makes his mark with a cigar

     
    George Burns makes a hand print, then cigar print, in cement outside Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood....
  • 1943 wire dispatch on John Kennedy and PT 109

     
    Lieut. John F. Kennedy, right, and members of the crew of PT109 pose for photographer....
  • You’re definitely out!

     
    Umpire Ken Kaiser makes sure Alan Bannister of the Chicago White Sox knows he is out on attempted steal in second inning....
  • See the billionaire – then be the billionaire

    See the billionaire – then be the billionaire
    How'd they do it? That is often thought to be the primary motivation behind our fascination with the life stories of business behemoths: a curiosity about the means – both noble and scurrilous – by which mammoth fortunes are made. "Steve...
  • Bookmark: Take a chance on these moguls' biographies

    How'd they do it? That is often thought to be the primary motivation behind our fascination with the life stories of business behemoths: a curiosity about the means — both noble and scurrilous — by which mammoth fortunes are made. "Steve...
  • Lauren Anne Birchfield & Joseph Patrick Kennedy III

    Lauren Anne Birchfield & Joseph Patrick Kennedy III
    The Rev. Dr. James T. and Marta M. Birchfield of Houston, TX  are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Anne Birchfield to Joseph Patrick Kennedy III, the son of Joseph P. Kennedy II of Boston and Sheila Rauch Kennedy of Cambridge,...
  • Essex World War II veteran served with JFK's elder brother in Navy

    Essex World War II veteran served with JFK's elder brother in Navy
    Wherever Alvin T. Jones has lived throughout his adult life, he has reserved wall space for his Navy memorabilia. He displays his three Air Medals and his Distinguished Flying Cross, his honorable discharge, dated 1945, and a wedding photo of a young...
  • 'Ride The Tiger' Funny, Fascinating

    The show: "Ride the Tiger" by William Mastrosimone at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre First impressions: You can't keep your eyes off the characters in this juicy, funny and fascinating new play that is part myth, part political melodrama and part pulp...
  • A Tale Of The Kennedys, Sinatra And The Mafia At Long Wharf

    When William Mastrosimone was working on the script for the 1992 mini-series "Sinatra," the singer told him a startling tale that involved Joseph Kennedy Sr., JFK, Chicago mob boss Sam Giancana and Judith Exner, Sinatra's girlfriend who was also...