Kennedy Family

Fairy Tale Interrupted

Fairy Tale Interrupted by RoseMarie Terenzio Simon & Schuster (e-book)

Sunday, 11 March, 2012, 12:00am

More to history than an intern's tale

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.

8 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Kerry Kennedy

CHILD OF THE TIMES My father [Robert Kennedy] was the attorney general of the United States [1961 to 1964] during the height of the civil rights movement. There were many people coming through our household who were in civil rights in the US: African-Americans who were trying to advocate for the right to vote, the right to travel, the right to sit at a lunch counter and eat food.

17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

What Becomes

What Becomes by A.L. Kennedy Vintage, HK$104

8 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Six degrees

Actor, director, artist and rabble rouser Dennis Hopper left the world stage recently. During his long career, Hopper (above) came back from a drug-addled 15-year frenzy during which he went from prominent anti-Vietnam-war protester to being found naked and hallucinating on a street in Mexico trying to raise an army for a third world war.

6 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Kennedy leaves unfinished legacy

An avalanche of tributes from international statesmen is customary on the passing of a former world leader. When it is for an old political warrior fated never to achieve the highest office, it is extraordinary.

That says something about the iconic standing of Senator Edward Kennedy, whose death at 77 from brain cancer ends a political dynasty.

27 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Hu opens Special Olympics, pledges to help handicapped

Beijing resolves to do more for underprivileged classes

Shanghai yesterday played host to the start of the Special Olympics with President Hu Jintao presiding over the ceremony as China prepared to hold the Beijing Olympics next year.

3 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Jack Kennedy - The Making of a President

Jack Kennedy - The Making of a President

by Barbara Leaming

Orion, HK$153

23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In the story headlined 'Success is especially sweet for students at special school' on C1 yesterday, the name of the school - the J.F. Kennedy Centre in Sandy Bay - was left out. The error occurred in the editing process.

10 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Crimes Against Nature

Crimes Against Nature

by Robert F. Kennedy

Penguin Books, $116

2 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

slice of life

From the South China Morning Post this week in 1968

Senator Robert Kennedy, brother of the assassinated US president John F. Kennedy, died 25 hours after he himself fell victim to an assassin's bullets.

7 Jun 2005 - 12:00am


1 In what United States city was Dr Martin Luther King Jnr shot dead on April 4, 1968?

2 What nationality was Robert F. Kennedy's assassin Sirhan Sirhan?

3 Julius Caesar was murdered by a group of conspirators on the Ides of March, 44BC. What date is this?

4 President Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching which play?

3 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Selling Camelot

At worst, it could be described as a high-class garage sale, at best a sell-off of national treasures. Whatever you call it, the auction of items from the households of former United States president John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is sure to attract the interest of collectors and historians worldwide.

23 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Where am I and Who's Winning

Where am I and Who's Winning

by Andrew Baker

Yellow Jersey Press $165

26 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Language point

'Don't vote for FPJ,' she says, laughing ... at her slight against ... Fernando Poe Jr.

25 Mar 2004 - 12:00am