Skip to comments.Rare and never before seen pictures shed light on Rose Kennedy as the matriarch
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
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.
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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??????
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.
Why does FR need this Kennedy worshipping drivel???
Saw Maria Schriver the other day and she looked way different.
The only idiots that celebrated the Ks were brain dead Democrats.
Does she tell why Rose let them Lobotomize her daughter and why she did nothing while Joe was humping Movie Stars?
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.
A bootlegger’s wife? Yeah, let’s glorify her.
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.........................
Given Caroline’s IQ I’m kind of surprised it’s not a coloring book.
she did a wonderful job of instilling Christian morals in her boys. /s
I just want to see how to construct a Compound.
Mater familias to a gaggle of letches, drunks, and philanderers.
She must be so proud ...
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.
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!
With or without ill-gotten gains and taxpayer funds?
And we should care because????????
Because she might be the only Kennedy to have ever stayed faithful.
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”.
Only three of the pictures even had Rose in them. What do posed family pictures tell us about anything?
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.
According to the article, the book itself has over 300 pictures.
The wife of an illegal Rum runner..Only the democrats could make a saint out a this woman and her family..
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.
Ahhh geez, we fought the British to get away from royalty.
Boy, you got that right.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Who gives a rat’s ass?
You left out Rapists....on and they don’t ski or Pilot Planes well either.
John was a moron..
Bobby was a democrat..
Ted was a traitor..
Three versions of nastiness.. The Three Amigos..
Funny, no pictures of Rosemary after they forced her to submit to a lobotomy.
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.
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.
Actually Rose was a Fitzgerald!
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????
I’m surprised to learn he was capable of having a “true love.” Thanks so much, dearest, Marcella.
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.
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.
If that one isn’t true, it should be!
This is why I love FR!
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.
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.