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  • Book Calendar

    Book Calendar
    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. TODAY An Evening of New Nonfiction With Wayne Koestenbaum, Sarah Thornton and David L. Ulin The three authors, of "The Queen's Throat," "Seven Days in the Art World" and "The Myth of Solid Ground,"...
  • Georgia Frontiere, who moved Rams to St. Louis, dies

    Georgia Frontiere, who moved Rams to St. Louis, dies
    Georgia Frontiere, a former entertainer and socialite who inherited the Los Angeles Rams pro football team and then infuriated many Southern Californians when she moved the club to Anaheim in 1980 and then to St. Louis in 1995, died Friday. She was 80....
  • 'Joseph P. Kennedy Presents' by Cari Beauchamp

    'Joseph P. Kennedy Presents' by Cari Beauchamp
    In the introduction of Cari Beauchamp's crackling page-turner "Joseph P. Kennedy Presents: His Hollywood Years," this top-flight film historian declares that the father of JFK "saw everything and everyone, from Gloria Swanson to Adolf Hitler, through a...
  • Colbert vs NASA: Congressional ally

     
    by Ben Meyerson Faux-pundit Stephen Colbert's fans are a notoriously active bunch, influencing everything from a Hungarian bridge to Wikipedia at the host's command. Colbert's latest effort aimed to put the Comedy Central host where no late-night funnyman...
  • Kennedy's succession wish: Appointment

     
    by Mark Silva Here's a poignant note from an ailing senator who has served for nearly five decades: Asking that lawmakers back home reconsider, and expedite, their means of replacing him. Sen. Edward Kennedy, the Massachusetts senator first elected in.......
  • Kennedys endorse Martha Coakley: Will it be enough?

     
    It's a test of Camelot in a way, a question of whether the Kennedys -- who have held sway over Massachusetts politics and the national imagination since the rise of former President John F. Kennedy and his glamorous wife, First......
  • Greg Kinnear, Katie Holmes to star as JFK, Jackie in upcoming miniseries

     
    What do Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes have in common? They’ll soon be appearing in “The Kennedys,” the upcoming History channel miniseries about the Democratic royalty. Kinnear (“As Good As it Gets”)” will play John F....
  • Bobby Shriver elected mayor of Santa Monica

     
    It all started with John Francis “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald, the Irish American politico who served two terms as mayor of Boston in the early 1900s. A century later, his great-grandson Bobby Shriver has been selected mayor of another well-known coastal.....
  • Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Mother Of California's First Lady, Dies

    Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Mother Of California's First Lady, Dies
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver, whose advocacy for the mentally disabled helped bring people with special needs into the mainstream of American life, has died. She was 88. Shriver, the sister of President Kennedy and Sen. Edward M. Kennedy and the mother of...
  • Friends rally to Kennedy's side

    Stricken with a cancerous brain tumor in the autumn of his storied political career, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was facing a daunting treatment regimen with "good spirits," his doctors here said Tuesday, while his family and political friends struggled with...
  • Massachusetts Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy Dies At 77

    Massachusetts Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy Dies At 77
    Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the Massachusetts Democrat and icon of American liberal politics who was the last surviving brother of a legendary political family, died late Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port, Mass., his family announced. He was 77. Kennedy...