J ohn F Kennedy, always a US icon, has over the years acquired a life story that's almost all sex and violence. Marion "Mimi" Beardsley Fahnestock Alford is the latest notch to be carved into the presidential bedpost. She was first outed by Robert Dallek in his JFK muckraker, An Unfinished Life , as a "tall, slender, beautiful" year-old college sophomore with the pet-name "Monkey", and endured a firestorm of post-Lewinsky media intrusion. Now, as Mrs Alford, a sixtysomething divorcee, she has decided to take control of "my story".
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On November 22, , Teddy Kennedy was alone with his thoughts in Arlington National Cemetery, at the gravesite of his older brother, who had been struck down this very day 15 years earlier. On an overcast, drizzly morning, he stood on a hill overlooking the Potomac River into Washington, D. He had to turn his back on the city to look down at the Cape Cod granite stones surrounding the gray slate tablet and the eternal flame that marked John F. The capital city behind him represented the present and the future. On the ground before him was the past. It was a personal history that carried obligations, driving him forward into a future he was not always sure he wanted, but that he felt compelled to pursue.
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Kyle Kennedy was the last person to see the former New England Patriot alive and is now on suicide watch inside the maximum security Souza-Baranowski Corrections Center, sources say. Kyle Kennedy was the last person to see the former New England Patriot alive and is now on suicide watch inside maximum security Souza-Baranowski Corrections Center. Kennedy was arrested in January for an early morning robbery at a Cumberland Farms gas station in Northbridge, Massachusetts. He was wearing a black mask and carrying 'a long butcher-style knife,' according to a report. That man is Kennedy, the son of a businessman from Uxbridge, Massachusetts, close to the Rhode Island state line, the sources reveal.
Dave Davies. Journalist Jon Ward talks about the chaos that led Kennedy to challenge Carter for the Democratic nomination — and the long-lasting damage it did to the party. Ward's new book is Camelot's End. As candidates begin to emerge and maneuver for the election, we're going to revisit a presidential nomination battle that took place when the country was in the throes of changes that shook Americans' confidence in their government and their faith in the future. In the late s, inflation and unemployment were high, American hostages were being held in Iran, and a severe energy crisis led to lethal confrontations among motorists in gas lines and a full-blown riot in Levittown, Pa.