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Rare and never before seen pictures shed light on Rose Kennedy as the matriarch
The Daily Mail ^ | October 10, 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 10/11/2013 9:43:48 AM PDT by EveningStar

Full title: The great woman behind the Kennedy men: Rare and never before seen pictures shed light on Rose Kennedy as the matriarch of America's celebrated dynasty


A month before the nation marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, a new photo book put together by Caroline Kennedy tells the story of her remarkable family through the eyes of her indomitable grandmother.

Rose Kennedy's Family Album, which went on sale Tuesday, features a trove of 300 images - many of them never made public before - taken between 1878 and 1946, when John F. Kennedy won the Democratic nomination during his first run for Congress.

The photo history of the Kennedy clan told from the perspective of the spirited matriarch, Rose Kennedy, covers everything from the family's first home to beach vacations, children's birthdays to first Communions.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: brookline; carolinekennedy; history; kennedy; kennedyfamily; massachusetts; mudriver; presidents; rosekennedy; thekennedys; women

1 posted on 10/11/2013 9:43:48 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

And we should care because????????

Haven’t we had enough of the self absorbed Kennedys and their Camelot myths to last the rest of our lives??????


2 posted on 10/11/2013 9:46:04 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: EveningStar

And this is important to whom? Just think how much better this country would have been throughout our lifetimes, if she had used birth control! She was like a mongrel dog with her “litters” of Liberal trash.


3 posted on 10/11/2013 9:46:25 AM PDT by vette6387 (i)
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To: EveningStar

Why does FR need this Kennedy worshipping drivel???


4 posted on 10/11/2013 9:48:23 AM PDT by pgkdan
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To: EveningStar

Saw Maria Schriver the other day and she looked way different.


5 posted on 10/11/2013 9:50:58 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: EveningStar

The only idiots that celebrated the Ks were brain dead Democrats.


6 posted on 10/11/2013 9:51:17 AM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: EveningStar

Does she tell why Rose let them Lobotomize her daughter and why she did nothing while Joe was humping Movie Stars?


7 posted on 10/11/2013 9:51:25 AM PDT by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: EveningStar

A little anecdote I heard a while back, but I don’t know if it’s true or not...

There was a punk band in the 80s called “The Dead Kennedys.”

Apparently the Kennedy Klan took exception to the name, and asked them to change it.

They said sure, and that they would change their name to “Ted’s Next.”

The Kennedys said never mind.


8 posted on 10/11/2013 9:51:35 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: EveningStar

A bootlegger’s wife? Yeah, let’s glorify her.


9 posted on 10/11/2013 9:52:23 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: pgkdan

Well, it’s good to see what the liberals are pushing. Apparently they want to market the Kennedy family some more, and with the 50the anniversary of the JFK assassination, Caroline thought it was a good time to market the book.

Can’t wait to see this book in the sale bin at a 99 Cent store soon.........................


10 posted on 10/11/2013 9:53:11 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: EveningStar

Given Caroline’s IQ I’m kind of surprised it’s not a coloring book.


11 posted on 10/11/2013 9:53:48 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: EveningStar

she did a wonderful job of instilling Christian morals in her boys. /s


12 posted on 10/11/2013 9:54:44 AM PDT by llevrok (Democrats are LAW-LESS because the GOP is Ball-Less)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I just want to see how to construct a Compound.


13 posted on 10/11/2013 9:54:55 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: EveningStar
Speaking only of the Kennedy males (I don't know enough about the females to judge them) I had...and still have...a good amount of respect for JFK in spite of him having been a very imperfect man.What little I know about Joe Jr,who died in WWII,suggests that he's worthy of respect as well.As for the rest...starting with “Teddy” and “Bobby” and going down to the sons,nephews,etc and including the Old Man as well (Joe Sr)....filth.Absolutely worthless,despicable filth.
14 posted on 10/11/2013 9:55:07 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: EveningStar

Mater familias to a gaggle of letches, drunks, and philanderers.

She must be so proud ...


15 posted on 10/11/2013 9:55:41 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: EveningStar
Gee, no pics of Rose and Joe bringing Rosemary in for her lobotomy.

For those who think prefrontal lobotomy is a delicate, precise surgical procedure you should watch this PBS documentary about Walter "Icepick" Freeman, the Kermit Gosnell of Psychology

The procedure is basically stabbing an icepick through the skull at the back of the eye socket, pushing the pick into the forward part of the brain and stirring until the 'surgeon' is sufficiently pleased with himself.

Nice people, these doctors. Nice people, these Kennedys.

16 posted on 10/11/2013 9:56:49 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
It's the same every year about Thanksgiving... we are peppered with new and old, some true but mostly howling revisionist lies, photos, documentaries, accounts and memoirs, etc...

We are coerced and conned into keeping them in our collective memory like ‘American aristocracy’...AS IF they weren't some of the most corrupt and dysfunctional individuals who ever populated American politics and public life!

17 posted on 10/11/2013 9:58:47 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: Paladin2

With or without ill-gotten gains and taxpayer funds?


18 posted on 10/11/2013 10:01:25 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

And we should care because????????

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Because she might be the only Kennedy to have ever stayed faithful.

Keyword: Might.


19 posted on 10/11/2013 10:02:04 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Whatever. I still need to see how to build a proper compound and to see if a ‘Rat Compound is demonstrably different from the compounds of “others”.


20 posted on 10/11/2013 10:03:20 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: EveningStar

Only three of the pictures even had Rose in them. What do posed family pictures tell us about anything?


21 posted on 10/11/2013 10:03:25 AM PDT by DManA (t)
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To: Gay State Conservative
The reckless nature of JFK's womanizing makes an interesting study. He was a new president but he did not slow down one iota or become careful in choosing the best sort of mistresses who would not kiss and tell.

Instead he continued affairs with Mary Meyer who was perhaps on of his more stable lovers in spite of her LSD experimentation. He had not one but two mafia connected ladies. And he had the mentally ill and drug-addled super star Marilyn Monroe.

If Monroe knew that the Kennedy brothers were defenders and former allies of Joe McCarthy who she and her ex-hubby Arthur Miller dispised she would have been shocked.

22 posted on 10/11/2013 10:05:18 AM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: DManA

According to the article, the book itself has over 300 pictures.


23 posted on 10/11/2013 10:06:40 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

The wife of an illegal Rum runner..Only the democrats could make a saint out a this woman and her family..


24 posted on 10/11/2013 10:08:33 AM PDT by PLD
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To: EveningStar

I was commenting on the article. Apparently the headline writer and the guy who picked the pictures for the article didn’t talk to each other.


25 posted on 10/11/2013 10:10:08 AM PDT by DManA (t)
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To: EveningStar

Ahhh geez, we fought the British to get away from royalty.


26 posted on 10/11/2013 10:11:18 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Dilbert San Diego
And we should care because????????

Boy, you got that right.

27 posted on 10/11/2013 10:16:47 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: EveningStar

Unforgetable: The day after Ted Kennedy left Mary Joe to die in his car, the Boston Globe ran a front-page, full color photo of Ted giving Rose a huge arrangement of flowers on the front porch of their Cape plantation. Not a word of his murdering the young girl.


28 posted on 10/11/2013 10:23:03 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: EveningStar

The Kennedys aren’t much of a dynasty, the Bushes are truly a dynasty.

The Bushes are in a whole different ball game, two independently elected Governors of two different major states, two presidents, and real presidential and Governor possibilities in the future.

The Kennedy thing is done inside of a small bubble fed by the media and limited geography and is pretty much a one term president, a family state, and a family senate seat.


29 posted on 10/11/2013 10:23:07 AM PDT by ansel12
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To: EveningStar

John Kennedy’s true love was Ann Marie Kinney. She met him when he was a senator. The father, Joseph Kennedy, would not let them marry as she was from Sweden, not an American citizen. They stayed connected from that time forward and they talked to each other the day before he was assassinated. Ann Marie stayed friends with Rosemary Lincoln, Kennedy’s secretary, and Rosemary is the one who called Ann Marie immediately after he was assassinated.

I know these things because Ann Marie was my friend so I know the history of that relationship. I have kept silent about this until the principles are no longer alive. The only one left is Caroline and I doubt she ever knew this.


30 posted on 10/11/2013 10:25:17 AM PDT by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: EveningStar

http://youtu.be/IfMPPXCz13s


31 posted on 10/11/2013 10:26:23 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: EveningStar

Does it have the time she acquiesced to her husband bringing his mistress, Gloria Swanson, along with them on a transAtlantic ship?
That was a great demonstration of indomitability.


32 posted on 10/11/2013 10:30:53 AM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: Marcella

Thank you.


33 posted on 10/11/2013 10:37:01 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Who gives a rat’s ass?


34 posted on 10/11/2013 10:49:08 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: IronJack

You left out Rapists....on and they don’t ski or Pilot Planes well either.


36 posted on 10/11/2013 11:03:27 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: EveningStar
Kennedy's?.....

John was a moron..
Bobby was a democrat..
Ted was a traitor..

Three versions of nastiness.. The Three Amigos..


37 posted on 10/11/2013 11:20:28 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: EveningStar

Funny, no pictures of Rosemary after they forced her to submit to a lobotomy.


38 posted on 10/11/2013 11:28:39 AM PDT by Baldwin77
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To: EveningStar

I have no interest in the Kennedys. The media are disgusting, with their fascination with the Kennedys and third and fourth cousins twice removed.

There is no royalty in this country, and I’m sick of the media treating the Kennedys like royalty.


39 posted on 10/11/2013 11:42:27 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: EveningStar

When Caroline was appointed ambassador to Japan I entertained a fleeting hope that the shadow gov’t was grooming her to run against Hillary, for whatever reason. Guess not.


40 posted on 10/11/2013 11:52:53 AM PDT by Liberty Wins ( The average lefty is synapse challenged)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Actually Rose was a Fitzgerald!


41 posted on 10/11/2013 11:55:20 AM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: EveningStar

Another book by Caroline Kennedy about her parents/grandparents. She really knows how to get rich on their celebrity. She is not capable of actually doing anything serious. I wonder how well she will perform as the Ambassador to Japan????


42 posted on 10/11/2013 12:00:35 PM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: Marcella

I’m surprised to learn he was capable of having a “true love.” Thanks so much, dearest, Marcella.


43 posted on 10/11/2013 12:06:39 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: EveningStar

The Kennedy’s favorite horse racing event was The Inbreeders Cup. Thank you. Thank you. I’ll be here in the Poconos all weekend. Be sure to tip the waiter staff generously. And don’t forget to try the matzah balls and latkes.


44 posted on 10/11/2013 5:33:31 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Who am I to judge homosexuals? That's what the Tony Awards are for.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Caroline wanted a Senate seat handed to her; now she expects the Presidency. Rose was an old-fashioned put-upon wife who didn’t mind her husband’s philandering as long as the money kept rolling in. She had the joy of her many children, lost two during WWII, lost two more to assassination (by the Mob), and Joseph Sr. bragged that he’d settle a million bucks on each of his kids when they turned 21 “so they could spit in my eye if they wanted to”.

It would have been better for posterity if JFK — instead of LBJ — had been the one to hurl us into Vietnam; we’d have had a steady stream of Republican presidents, and seen RFK repudiated at the ballot box in 1968. And JFK would have done it, contrary to the KennedyKoolaid-drinkers out there.

Thanks EveningStar.


45 posted on 10/12/2013 1:03:05 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Disambiguator

If that one isn’t true, it should be!


46 posted on 10/12/2013 1:08:59 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Marcella
I know these things because Ann Marie was my friend so I know the history of that relationship.

This is why I love FR!

47 posted on 10/12/2013 5:20:42 PM PDT by Eaker (Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. Robert A. Heinlein.)
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To: Eaker

Ann Marie lived in Monaco when I knew her (I met her in Monaco) and she came to Texas to visit me and we lived in the Clear Lake area where NASA is. One evening, an astronaut came to the house and got her. I never knew how that got set up and never asked her about it as she didn’t volunteer the information. She and I toured the south of France together.


48 posted on 10/12/2013 6:18:32 PM PDT by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Notice how Rosemary looks totally normal as a small child?
Look at the grown up photos! She got zapped, but why?
Hmmm.. the piggly wiggles at home.


49 posted on 10/22/2013 9:01:19 PM PDT by acapesket
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