John F Kennedy

John F Kennedy

Release of Kennedy documents splits clan

AS ARCHIVISTS prepare to make public 63 boxes of Robert F Kennedy's papers at the John F Kennedy Library in Boston, his family members are considering moving them, believing the presidential library has not done enough to honour the younger brother's legacy.

Kennedys TV drama too hot for History Channel

AN AMERICAN TV network has taken the controversial decision to pull a star-spangled drama featuring the nation's most famous political clan - the Kennedys.

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Book review: JFK In Ireland: Four Days That Changed a President

JFK In Ireland: four days that changed a president BY Ryan Tubridy Collins, 302pp, £20

Ted, Bobby and JFK are reunited once more

SENATOR Edward Kennedy has been laid to rest alongside his slain brothers on hallowed ground at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

A Kennedy mourns

PRESIDENT Barack Obama yesterday led the tributes to his mentor, Senator Edward Kennedy, as he was joined by three former US presidents and a worldwide TV audience at the funeral for the "greatest legislator of our time".

Giant of US politics Edward Kennedy dies of brain tumour

VETERAN US Senator Edward Kennedy, dubbed the liberal lion of the Senate, has died after battling a brain tumour. He was 77.

JFK window slams on $3m sale

THE most famous window in American history continued to attract controversy last night after it emerged that its buyer in a $3m eBay sale did not have the money to complete the purchase.

Pneumonia fight kills JFK's sister

PATRICIA Kennedy Lawford, the sister of President John F Kennedy and wife of actor Peter Lawford, died at her New York home yesterday following a battle with pneumonia, according to a spokeswoman for Senator Edward M Kennedy. She was 82.

O what a wedding... and in Jackie's dress too

THE VALENTINO dress is ready, more than 1,000 bottles of Veuve Clicquot are on ice and the pre-nuptial agreement protecting all assets owned before marriage has been signed.

Kennedy watch sold

A WATCH that Marilyn Monroe reportedly gave to President John F Kennedy as a birthday present has fetched $120,000 (£68,000) at auction.

JFK warned of India defence vow

ADVISERS to John F Kennedy warned him in 1963 that if he pledged to defend India against any attack by China, the US would probably have to use nuclear weapons to enforce its promise, according to a declassified tape.

Judge orders sale of JFK boat

A UNITED States judge has ordered the federal government to auction off a sailing boat once owned by President John F Kennedy.

Monroe's painting for JFK sold

A PAINTING by Marilyn Monroe was auctioned along with her personal phone book with numbers for Frank Sinatra, Jack Benny and scores of other celebrities, for a total of more than £92,000. The 1962 painting of a red rose was first inscribed to John F Kennedy, but she never gave it to him.

Kennedy fence up for auction

A SECTION of fence from the infamous grassy knoll in Dallas where President John Kennedy was shot is up for auction.

Kennedys in turmoil as 'drunk' Joan tries to sell family home

AMERICA’S most famous family was embroiled in a fresh crisis yesterday as Joan Kennedy’s children branded her a hopeless drunk on the brink of self-destruction and waged a legal battle to block her from selling their $6.4 million home.

£50k for JFK rocking chair

AN oak rocking chair that US President John F Kennedy used to rest his bad back sold for £50,000 to an anonymous telephone bidder at the opening of a three-day New York auction of property from the Kennedy family’s homes.

JFK's sister dies after 60 years in institution

ROSEMARY Kennedy, the mentally disabled oldest sister of the late US president John F Kennedy, has died at the age of 86.

Kennedy lore up for auction

COLLECTORS of Kennedy lore will get a rare chance to own some common possessions from the homes of the late US president John F Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, at an auction in New York next year.

'Despicable' JFK game is slammed

A CONTROVERSIAL new computer "docu-game" recreating John F Kennedy’s assassination has been branded "despicable" by aides to the late president’s brother.

JFK 'was a bedroom bore', said Jackie

JOHN F Kennedy may have had a reputation as a virile president with a wandering eye, even having a fling with Marilyn Monroe - but his wife complained that he wasn’t up to much as a lover.

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