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Kennedy

1. Charles Peter. born 1959, British politician, leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1999
2. Edward (Moore), known as Ted. born 1932, US Democrat politician; senator since 1962
3. his brother, John (Fitzgerald), known as JFK. 1917--63, US Democrat statesman; 35th president of the US (1961--63), the first Roman Catholic and the youngest man ever to be president. He demanded the withdrawal of Soviet missiles from Cuba (1962) and prepared civil rights reforms; assassinated
4. Nigel (Paul). born 1956, British violinist, noted for his flamboyant style
5. Robert (Francis), known as Bobby, brother of John Kennedy. 1925--68, US Democrat statesman; attorney general (1961--64) and senator for New York (1965--68); assassinated
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In Love with Night: The American Romance with Robert Kennedy, by Ronald Steel, New York: Simon and Schuster, 224 pages, $23
IN 447 PAGES OF EXTRAORDINARY detail, English biographer Sarah ,Bradford has dished the dirt on Jackie O, trashed the glare of Cam, and told us more about the Bouviers and the Kennedys than most of us will probably ever want to know.
Without placing any kind of responsibility upon the Kennedys for an imperialist foreign policy that struggled to control Central America long before and long after but definitely while JFK held office, 13 Days relies on an obvious villain: the military, a battery of mountain-faced Cold Warriors who unanimously call for a preemptive attack.
And yet for all the vicissitudes the Kennedys are still, in the eyes of the American public, their Royal Family.
The Kennedys have several Democratic candidates who could potentially announce bids for the ticket to take on the sitting-president, including Rep.
HISTORY Ted Kennedy AMERICAN DREAM The Kennedys visit their ancestral home in New Ross, Co Wexford ON THE HIGH TEAS Ted Kennedy's widow Victoria, left, and Jean, centre, in New Ross, Co Wexford POINTERS Victoria Kennedy and Jean Kennedy-Smith with Patrick Grennan in Co Wexford yesterday
FROM assassinations to accidents, a litany of tragedies has cut short the lives of many Kennedys, leading to claims America's most famous family is 'cursed'.
The second generation of four generations of Kennedys that have served King Kullen over its 88-year history, Kennedy spent his entire career at King Kullen.
Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, observed that, "to those of us of a certain age, the Kennedys" - he was including Robert and Ted - "symbolised a set of values and attitudes about civic life that made it such an attractive calling.
The television miniseries The Kennedys (Joel Surnow, 2011), for example, emphasised Joseph Kennedy Sr.'s involvement with the mafia, along with and JFK's sexual escapades and addictions to prescription drugs.
THE next generation of Kennedys was out in force in New Ross yesterday.