Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s daughter, Kyra Lemoyne Kennedy, made her debut at the Bal Des Debutantes in Paris over the weekend.
C.S. Lewis, celebrated novelist, theologian, critic, and poet, died 50 years ago, just an hour before John F. Kennedy Jr. was assassinated. With all the attention this week and last surrounding the president's death and the questions it rightfully provokes, let us not fail to remember the legacy of one of history's brightest minds. Show More Summary
While the nation remembers the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy today, the story of the death of his older brother, is perhaps the least told story in the "Kennedy Curse." Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., a lieutenant in the Navy, died in 1944 testing a very rudimentary drone program called Operation Aphrodite. Show More Summary
The events of November 1963 and their aftermath are described in Chapter 9 of my undergraduate thesis The Highbrow in American Politics: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. and the Role of the Intellectual in Politics. In brief: Schlesinger, John...Show More Summary
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and her children John F. Kennedy Jr. and Caroline Kennedy horse (and pony) riding. 11/19/62. (via JFK Library)
The Atlantic spoke to Marian Cannon Schlesinger, author of five children's books, a memoir, and the wife of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (a special adviser to President Kennedy). In addition to reminiscing about the Kennedy White House days — an era of "parties every night," she reports — Schlesinger offered some... More »
A gallery of images taken by Gordon Salchow in New Haven on the day President John F. Kennedy, Jr. was assassinated.
Caroline Kennedy was sworn in today as the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, but all eyes were on her son, who bears a striking resemblance to the late John F. Kennedy Jr. John “Jack” Schlossberg, 20, stood by his mother’s side as she was administered an oath...
It’s been 50 years since the Nov. 22 assassination of John F. Kennedy, Jr. and the anniversary is marked by a flood of new books. Quite of a few are conspiracy theory books that make their case and seem almost dismissive of other theories or the official conclusion that Lee Harvey Oswald was the assassin. [...]
In the above clip from a recent interview on CNN’s Piers Morgan, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. describes how Pandora’s Promise advocates that canceling the Integral Fast Reactor (IFR) project in 1994 was a mistake. RFK Jr., a man from an iconic...Show More Summary
John F. Kennedy, it turns out, thought well of James K. Polk. The thirty-fifth President’s fondness for the eleventh is one of the lesser revelations, to be sure, in “The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.,” published (and possibly lost) last week amid the deluge, the anniversary glut, of Kennedy lit. Show More Summary
Arthur Schlesinger Jr. remembers what Jackie Kennedy thought of Hillary Clinton, upbraids John Boehner for misquoting Lincoln, and denies JFK's philandering.
The morning after a Connecticut judge granted convicted murderer and Kennedy relative Michael Skakel a retrial, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Skakel’s cousin, appeared on The Today Show in an interview with Matt Lauer, where the 59 year-old radio host defended Skakel’s innocence, or tried to. Read more...
Robert F. Kennedy stood up for his cousin, Michael Skakel on CNN last night, then faced off with CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin. Toobin was “stunned and amazed” that a Connecticut judge ruled Skakel is eligible for a new trial. Toobin...Show More Summary
The motorcade. The sixth floor window. The grassy knoll. The conspiracy. On November 22, 1963, the eyes, the heart, and then the horror of the nation was pinned on downtown Dallas as President John F. Kennedy Jr. lived his last day. Simultaneously, the country mourned the loss of a leader and way of life. Show More Summary
31 October 1963 Halloween visitors with the President. President Kennedy, John F. Kennedy Jr., Caroline Kennedy. White House, Oval Office. Photograph by Cecil Stoughton, White House, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. (via The U.S. National Archives)
Robert Kennedy, Jr. is on the hunt for someone to date his cousin, Maria Shriver.We got Robert in Hollywood last night... and he said Maria's on the hunt for a man -- especially since Arnold now has a GF.The environmentalist advises potential…
Daryl Hannah was a solid A-list movie star, even dating John F. Kennedy Jr., but she opened up and revealed that she was diagnosed with Autism as a child… READ ON
Almost exactly 50 years ago today, President John F. Kennedy, Jr. visited Hanford, Washington to give a speech about the importance of electrical power and the role that he expected nuclear technology would play in the future. (HT to the The post JFK’s “Best of the Above” speech at Hanford, WA on September 26, 1963 appeared first on Atomic Insights.
A dear friend was sharing with me his role models growing up; Martin Luther King Jr., President Kennedy, Ghandi, athletes, astronauts.... Then, it dawned on me, I had two role models growing up; Mary Tyler Moore who had her own apartment...Show More Summary