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Joseph P. Kennedy

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  • 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...
  • Ailing Senator Edward Kennedy Requests a Quick Replacement Process

    Ailing Senator Edward Kennedy Requests a Quick Replacement Process
    A cancer-stricken Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has asked Massachusetts leaders to change state law to allow a speedy replacement if it becomes necessary for him to surrender his seat, fearing a months-long vacancy would deny Democrats a crucial vote on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Paul Harvey dies at 90; radio personality known for his distinctive delivery

    Paul Harvey dies at 90; radio personality known for his distinctive delivery
    Paul Harvey, who was long considered the most-listened-to radio broadcaster in the world and whose distinctive delivery and daily mix of news, commentary and human interest stories informed and entertained a national radio audience for nearly 60 years,...
  • Battleship Cove

    Fall River, Massachusetts, where you'll find the ultimate display of a steel determination. Battleship Cove is where Executive Director, Captain Jack Casey will tell you the patriotic spirit is unsinkable. ''What we have is the largest collection of...
  • Kennedy beloved by his friends, respected by his foes

    It was an eye-rolling moment of sticky sentimentality: Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell serenading a stocky white-haired man with "The Impossible Dream."To dream the impossible dream To fight the unbeatable foe To bear the unbearable sorrow To run...
  • A mariner's paradise in Massachusetts

    Big Mamie grew up fast. When the newly born battleship slid into the sea off Quincy, Mass., in the autumn of 1941, it made local headlines as the heaviest ship ever launched there. Interesting, but not big news in a year that had seen Yugoslavia and...