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The Kennedy Family

Rosemary Kennedy: The Cofounder of Special Olympics

Laurence Leamer | Posted 10.14.2016 | Women
Laurence Leamer

When I was writing The Kennedy Women, my multi-generational history of five generations of Kennedy women, I became close to Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Whenever I mentioned her sister Rosemary, Mrs. Shriver tensed up.

My Father Arranged JFK's Funeral

Posted 06.05.2012 | Books

Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr, better known as Sargent Shriver, created the Peace Corps while a senior member of JFK's administration. He married Eunice ...

Why The Kennedy Family Saga Still Matters

Joel Drucker | Posted 12.18.2011 | Fifty
Joel Drucker

Time moves, but for someone my age -- to annex Kennedy language: born in the '60s, tempered by war, hardened by peace -- the Kennedy narrative remains compelling.

Jackie O vs. Snookie: Guess What? Jackie O Wins

Pamela Keogh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pamela Keogh

The shunting aside of the Kennedy miniseries by the History Channel shows the supremacy of the Eastern establishment over the celebrity mosh pit that has become America.

The Last Kennedy: End of an Epoch?

George Mitrovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
George Mitrovich

When the new Congress convenes and Rhode Island's Patrick J. Kennedy enters private life, it will be the first time in sixty-four years that a Kennedy is not serving in the United States Congress. So is the political fable really over?

The Lawmaker: A Eulogy for Ted Kennedy

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

In his final hour, he reached out into the future - uncertain of the courses of history - in hope of a better tomorrow.

24 Producer Making Mini-Series About Kennedy Family

The Live Feed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative co-creator of "24" Joel Surnow is shopping a 10-hour miniseries on the Kennedy family. The Canadian-based project from Muse Entertainmen...

Michelle O is the New Jackie O

Bill Katovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Katovsky

By helping her husband make it to the White House, it won't be because she is a Machiavellian schemer or harbors some secret ambition to become president one day. She'll be a classy First Lady.