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The Jackie - Ethel....Friendship

If you’re a Kennedy fan like me, then you’re well aware of the (hmm, how best to say it…) friendship / contrast between Jackie and Ethel Kennedy. 429 more words


Ethel Kennedy Autograph Letter Signed

ALS signed “Ethel,” three pages, 5.75 x 7.75, personal Hickory Hill letterhead, notated 1975. Letter to Robert S. McNamara, who served as secretary of defense in the cabinets of both John F. 220 more words

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The Marilyn Monroe Lounge: Video: Reelz: The Kennedys 2011, Marilyn Monroe and JFK

I think this scene is pretty accurate. That Marilyn Monroe wanted Jack Kennedy, but that Jack was smart enough to know that he couldn’t get involved with her. 109 more words

Political Cinema

Robert F. Kennedy: Rare and Classic Photos of an Undaunted Man

Of the three Kennedy brothers — John, Robert and Edward — who ascended to the national political stage in the 1950s and ’60s, it was arguably the middle brother, Bobby, who best embodied the enormous contradictions at play within that famed (and, it sometimes seems, cursed) American family. 709 more words

Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw Among Presidential Medal of Freedom Winners

The longest-serving lawmaker in U.S. congressional history, a legendary Motown artist, and the matriarch of a renowned political family will be among this year’s recipients of the nation’s highest civilian honor, the… 237 more words



Ethel Kennedy Breaks Her Silence.

Thanks to Barbara for recommending this captivating documentary.  Like most of us I expect,  I had only superficial impressions and images of Ethel Kennedy.   38 more words

The Arts

Write Hillary's Response to Palin's ALS Challenge

Remember Palin’s rambling attempt to critique Elizabeth Warren’s speech about supporting min wage hikes? Well in case you missed it – Hardball calls her out on her incoherent diatribe on this segment… 148 more words

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