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The Kennedys

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Can the Edward M. Kennedy Institute Save Democracy?

In early June, black cars ferrying 10 former U.S. senators—five Republicans and five Democrats—rolled past weathered wooden fences and old salt-box houses that line the […]

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Kennedy Family Is Mourning the Sudden Death of RFK Granddaughter Saoirse Hill

The Kennedy family is in mourning today following the sudden death of 22-year-old Saoirse Kennedy Hill after an apparent overdose. Kennedy Hill, who was the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, […]

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Ethel Kennedy, 90, Is Going on a Hunger Strike

In protest of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy at the border, Ethel Kennedy, the 90-year-old widow of Robert Kennedy, will go on a one-day […]


JFK Lived Through Intense Pain and Chronic Health Issues, Article Reveals

A new article paints a vivid picture of the secret, painful life of the youngest man elected president. Published Tuesday in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, the […]

Home & Property

Five Things You Didn’t Know About JFK’s Birthplace

As the city celebrates the 100th birthday of John F. Kennedy this year, it’s the perfect time to see the house where it all began. On […]

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In an Interview with JFK’s Grandson, Obama Says History Matters

Moments before Barack Obama accepted his Profile in Courage award in Boston last week, and amid a yearlong celebration of JFK’s centennial, the former president […]

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Listen to the Earliest Known Recording of a 20-Year-Old JFK

John F. Kennedy’s alma mater says it’s discovered the earliest known recording of the late president, then just a precocious 20-year-old. Harvard has restored a 1937 […]

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Watch Obama’s Full Profile in Courage Speech from the JFK Library

Watch Obama’s full speech above, beginning around 38:00. Former president Barack Obama targeted Congress in a speech at Boston’s JFK Library Sunday, where he accepted the […]

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Obama Is Coming to Boston This Weekend

Update: Here is Obama’s full speech, which starts at about the 38 minute mark: President Barack Obama is headed to Boston this weekend, where he will […]

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In the First Year of the Trump Era, We’re Celebrating JFK’s 100th Birthday

In the first year of the Trump Era, Massachusetts is celebrating the centennial of a very different president: John F. Kennedy. Ahead of what would have been […]

Arts & Entertainment

Natalie Portman Talks Working on Her Jackie Kennedy Accent

Natalie Portman discussed the challenges of transforming into Jackie Kennedy for her latest big screen role on Tuesday night’s episode of the Tonight Show Starring […]

Arts & Entertainment

Camelot Crumbles in First Trailer for Natalie Portman’s Jackie

The first trailer for Jackie, the upcoming drama about Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, was released this week, and the film looks like it will take audiences […]

City Life

The Interview: Joe Kennedy III

The U.S. representative is fed up with gun violence and can’t understand why “compromise” is a dirty word in DC. But before the Camelot scion can change Capitol Hill, he needs to win in November.

Arts & Entertainment

Watch: First Clip from Natalie Portman’s Jackie Kennedy Movie

There’s a lot of buzz surrounding the new biopic on Jackie Kennedy, and judging by early reviews, it sounds like the film will definitely be […]

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John F. Kennedy Had a Thing for Scrimshaw

He kept this one on his desk.