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Joseph P. Kennedy

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  • '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...
  • 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,"...
  • 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.....
  • Patricia Kennedy Lawford, 82; Sister of John F. Kennedy and Wife of Actor Peter Lawford

    SEE CORRECTION APPENDED Patricia Kennedy Lawford, a sister of President John F. Kennedy whose wedding to actor Peter Lawford in the 1950s was one of the first marriages of politics and Hollywood and provided her brother with many of his closest...
  • Rose Kennedy, 104, Dies; Matriarch of a Dynasty

    Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, whose 10 decades of life encompassed extraordinary triumphs and epic tragedies, died Sunday at the age of 104. Mrs. Kennedy died from complications of pneumonia at 5:30 p.m. at the family compound in Hyannis Port, Mass., said...
  • * Colorado: Officials say Michael Kennedy, 39, crashed into tree at mountain resort. He gained notoriety for alleged affair with family's baby sitter.

    Michael Kennedy, the troubled 39-year-old son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, died New Year's Eve in a skiing accident at the posh Colorado mountain resort of Aspen. Kennedy had been skiing in clear, mild weather about 4:15 p.m. MST with several...