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March 18, 1993 | Reuters
President Clinton on Wednesday nominated Jean Kennedy Smith, a sister of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) and of the late President John F. Kennedy, as the next U.S. ambassador to Ireland. Clinton made the St. Patrick's Day announcement during a meeting with Irish Prime Minister Albert Reynolds. Smith, 65, is a New York socialite active in the arts. She also is the mother of William Kennedy Smith, who was acquitted of rape in a nationally televised trial in 1991.
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September 18, 2011 | Times staff and wire reports
Kara Kennedy, the oldest child of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, died Friday at a Washington, D.C.-area health club after her daily workout, said her brother Patrick. She was 51. "She's with Dad," said her brother, a former congressman from Rhode Island. Their father, who had a malignant brain tumor, died in 2009 at age 77 . She was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2002, and doctors removed a malignant tumor the next year. Patrick Kennedy said she loved to exercise but the cancer treatment "took quite a toll on her" and "her heart gave out. " Her mother, Joan Kennedy, told the Boston Globe that Kara's death was "such a shock because she was in such good health.
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November 26, 1995 | William Tuohy, William Tuohy is London bureau chief for The Times
Jean Kennedy Smith is one of the busiest women in Ireland these days, with a heavy work load of official business as U.S. ambassador punctuated with frequent invitations to in Irish social occasions. In addition, she is preparing for President Bill Clinton's first visit to Ireland on Dec. 1 and 2--and the first visit by any U.S. President to Northern Ireland. Shy, yet given to wide grins and laughter, the 67-year-old, auburn-haired ambassador has been highly popular among the Irish.
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November 26, 1995 | William Tuohy, William Tuohy is London bureau chief for The Times
Jean Kennedy Smith is one of the busiest women in Ireland these days, with a heavy work load of official business as U.S. ambassador punctuated with frequent invitations to in Irish social occasions. In addition, she is preparing for President Bill Clinton's first visit to Ireland on Dec. 1 and 2--and the first visit by any U.S. President to Northern Ireland. Shy, yet given to wide grins and laughter, the 67-year-old, auburn-haired ambassador has been highly popular among the Irish.
NEWS
June 25, 1993 | Reuters
Jean Kennedy Smith presented her credentials Thursday to Irish President Mary Robinson as the new U.S. ambassador to Ireland. She had accompanied her brother, the late President John F. Kennedy, on a visit back to their roots in Ireland almost 30 years ago.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 18, 2011 | Times staff and wire reports
Kara Kennedy, the oldest child of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, died Friday at a Washington, D.C.-area health club after her daily workout, said her brother Patrick. She was 51. "She's with Dad," said her brother, a former congressman from Rhode Island. Their father, who had a malignant brain tumor, died in 2009 at age 77 . She was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2002, and doctors removed a malignant tumor the next year. Patrick Kennedy said she loved to exercise but the cancer treatment "took quite a toll on her" and "her heart gave out. " Her mother, Joan Kennedy, told the Boston Globe that Kara's death was "such a shock because she was in such good health.
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June 14, 1989 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
President and Mrs. Bush are scheduled to host a "Very Special Arts Festival" Thursday afternoon on the White House lawn. Monty Hall will host the performances by mimes, jugglers, dancers and singers from around the world. They are in Washington this week for the first International Very Special Arts Festival for people of all ages with physical and mental disabilities. The festival commemorates the 15th anniversary of Very Special Arts, an educational affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, founded in 1974 by Jean Kennedy Smith.
NEWS
August 21, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Stephen E. Smith, brother-in-law and campaign manager of President John F. Kennedy, has died at his Manhattan home after what a Kennedy family spokesman described only as a long illness. He was 62 when he died Sunday. Smith, the husband of Jean Kennedy Smith and a financial analyst, managed Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign and served as adviser to members of America's most famous family. He also aided the development in Boston of the John F. Kennedy Library.
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April 16, 1991 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Palm Beach police, saying they are "nowhere near" ready to discuss rape allegations against William Kennedy Smith with prosecutors or defense lawyers, disclosed Monday that detectives have identified additional witnesses to question. The assessment that the high-profile inquiry is going to take longer to complete than initially thought came as a Florida supermarket tabloid published the name and photo of the 29-year-old woman who charged that she was sexually assaulted by Smith, nephew of Sen.
NEWS
April 4, 1991 | MIKE CLARY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The high season for the wealthy who winter along Florida's southeast coast was winding down to a whisper when the story broke like a monster wave. A 30-year-old woman said she was raped at the Kennedy family's compound at Palm Beach, 90 miles north of here. Overnight, it seemed, hordes of reporters from all over the world were prowling tony Worth Avenue and haunting exclusive drinking establishments in search of news about the incident.
NEWS
June 25, 1993 | Reuters
Jean Kennedy Smith presented her credentials Thursday to Irish President Mary Robinson as the new U.S. ambassador to Ireland. She had accompanied her brother, the late President John F. Kennedy, on a visit back to their roots in Ireland almost 30 years ago.
NEWS
March 18, 1993 | Reuters
President Clinton on Wednesday nominated Jean Kennedy Smith, a sister of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) and of the late President John F. Kennedy, as the next U.S. ambassador to Ireland. Clinton made the St. Patrick's Day announcement during a meeting with Irish Prime Minister Albert Reynolds. Smith, 65, is a New York socialite active in the arts. She also is the mother of William Kennedy Smith, who was acquitted of rape in a nationally televised trial in 1991.
NEWS
November 2, 1991 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
William Kennedy Smith is borrowing to pay the mounting legal bills for his rape trial defense and has complained that he's now "broke," a spokeswoman for Smith said Friday. At the second day of jury selection for the trial, spokeswoman Barbara Gamarekian said the nephew of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) has dipped into his inheritance to pay bills that some lawyers have estimated at more than $1 million.
NEWS
April 16, 1991 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Palm Beach police, saying they are "nowhere near" ready to discuss rape allegations against William Kennedy Smith with prosecutors or defense lawyers, disclosed Monday that detectives have identified additional witnesses to question. The assessment that the high-profile inquiry is going to take longer to complete than initially thought came as a Florida supermarket tabloid published the name and photo of the 29-year-old woman who charged that she was sexually assaulted by Smith, nephew of Sen.
NEWS
April 12, 1991 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A "crying and shaking" woman told Palm Beach, Fla., police that William Kennedy Smith sexually assaulted her after inviting her to the Kennedy family's oceanfront mansion there March 30, according to a police report obtained by a New York newspaper.
NEWS
April 6, 1991 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Palm Beach police on Friday named William Kennedy Smith, nephew of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), as the suspect in an alleged rape of a 29-year-old woman at the Kennedy family mansion here on Easter weekend. It was decided to publicly name Smith as the suspect after the woman who filed the complaint identified his photo, a source close to the case said. The woman's name is being withheld by police.
NEWS
April 6, 1991 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Palm Beach police on Friday named William Kennedy Smith, nephew of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), as the suspect in an alleged rape of a 29-year-old woman at the Kennedy family mansion here on Easter weekend. It was decided to publicly name Smith as the suspect after the woman who filed the complaint identified his photo, a source close to the case said. The woman's name is being withheld by police.
NEWS
November 23, 1987
Power and fame are two constant commodities in this city. The difference in their definitions became clear Friday night, as power was truly present at one party--while fame showed itself an unsuccessful gate crasher at the other. Here's the cast of characters--Lew and Edie Wasserman, Armand ("The Doctor") and Frances Hammer, Sen. Edward M.
NEWS
April 4, 1991 | MIKE CLARY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The high season for the wealthy who winter along Florida's southeast coast was winding down to a whisper when the story broke like a monster wave. A 30-year-old woman said she was raped at the Kennedy family's compound at Palm Beach, 90 miles north of here. Overnight, it seemed, hordes of reporters from all over the world were prowling tony Worth Avenue and haunting exclusive drinking establishments in search of news about the incident.
NEWS
August 21, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Stephen E. Smith, brother-in-law and campaign manager of President John F. Kennedy, has died at his Manhattan home after what a Kennedy family spokesman described only as a long illness. He was 62 when he died Sunday. Smith, the husband of Jean Kennedy Smith and a financial analyst, managed Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign and served as adviser to members of America's most famous family. He also aided the development in Boston of the John F. Kennedy Library.
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