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  1. Kennedy leaves unfinished legacy

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of four sons, was fated by birth not to be the standard-bearer of his family's political destiny. However, after oldest brother Joe died in the second world war and president John F. Kennedy ... have given up on politics. After all, Senator Kennedy was by then head of one of America's most famous families. But he remained in the Senate and dedicated himself to the social justice ...

  2. Jack Kennedy- The Making of a President

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Jack Kennedy- The Making of a President by Barbara Leaming Orion, HK$153 Rather frail as a boy, John F. Kennedy read a lot and, when he was hospitalised at 15, he read The World Crisis, 1911-1918, Winston Churchill's history of the first world war. Churchill was a 'monumental influence' on Kennedy, according to Barbara Leaming in Jack Kennedy- The Making ...

  3. More to history than an intern's tale

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com New revelations by a former intern in the John F. Kennedy White House make the cigar antics of Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton look tame. Excerpts from Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath, an account by Mimi Alford of her teenage years at the heart of the administration, read like something from a bad erotic novel. ...

  4. Crimes Against Nature

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb Crimes Against Nature by Robert F. Kennedy Penguin Books, $116 First published last year to alert voters to the anti-environment policies of the Bush administration, the release of Crimes Against Nature in paperback allows time for reflection on the issues raised by Robert Kennedy, many with implications beyond the US. Kennedy believed that if Americans knew ...

  5. One big family

    Posted Sep 11th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of Eduardo Cojuangco, the majority owner of brewing giant San Miguel. Family dynasties are rampant across Asia. They are particularly prevalent in South Asia. The practice spreads continent-wide, ... as inevitable. The Centre for People Empowerment in Governance, a group that advocates greater grass-roots participation in politics, estimates that the country of 92 million people has 250 families ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    'I'll break your legs if you go into business': former president's career advice to children

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 01:02pm by DARREN WEE

    ... he did not mind what they did as long as they did it well. “This was our family’s style,” she said. Li was president between 1983 and 1988 and served in the PLA in the 1930s. Li Xiaolin, who ...

  7. famous addresses

    Posted Jan 21st 2007, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Ranch 3 Sherlock Holmes 4 Elvis Presley 5 The Kennedy family 6 The Chancellor of the Exchequer (currently Gordon Brown) 7 Louis XIV 8 Government House 9 Clarence House 10 The Simpsons. ... Compiled by Paul Kay 1 Which building is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue? 2 In the TV show Dallas, what was the name of the Ewing family home? 3 Which fictional character lived at 221B ...

  8. Out of the West Wing and back to school

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Richard Luscombe

    ... left the White House in 2001, he went straight on to America's lucrative after-dinner speaking circuit. George Bush senior retired to the family ranch in Texas at the end of his term ... of Bartlet was widely acclaimed. He was 'equal parts Bill Clinton and Bobby Kennedy, without the exasperating testosterone difficulties', according to Tim Whitaker, a columnist ...

  9. News - World - SEX SCANDAL

    Virtually impossible to keep affairs under wraps in digital age

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by THE NEW YORK TIMES

    ... the powerful, though: A 2001 study in the Journal of Family Psychology concluded that the incidence of extramarital affairs rises in lock step with income and education. "Power attracts ... for politely declining to report on the serial extramarital couplings of president John F. Kennedy. Kennedy had plenty of White House company: Hagood, the author, said his research indicated about ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Beijing denounces report on Wen family's wealth

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com NY Times accused of ulterior motives after claiming relatives control US$2.7b in assets Beijing denounces report on Wen family's wealth Beijing reacted furiously yesterday to an overseas media report that Premier Wen Jiabao's family had accumulated massive wealth during his time in office. "Some reports smear China and have ulterior ...




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