November 19, 1991 |
John F. Kennedy Jr. joined his cousin, William Kennedy Smith, in a West Palm Beach, Fla., courtroom as jury selection for Smith's rape trial continued. Kennedy, who drew scores of onlookers as he headed out of the courthouse at lunchtime, became the latest Smith relative to visit the proceedings. Now an assistant district attorney in Manhattan, the son of President John F. Kennedy said his appearance was not an attempt to influence the case. "That really wasn't the intention," he said.
August 30, 1999 |
President Clinton began another day of vacation and politics in East Hampton, N.Y., by helping to commemorate the late John F. Kennedy Jr. The president and his wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, visited the home of international venture capitalist Alan Patricof, where they posed for pictures for the October issue of George magazine, the magazine Kennedy founded. Kennedy was killed last month with his wife and her sister in a plane crash.
July 24, 1999 |
Here is the text of the eulogy delivered Friday by John F. Kennedy Jr.'s uncle Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.): Thank you, President and Mrs. Clinton and Chelsea, for being here today. You've shown extraordinary kindness through the course of this week. Once, when they asked John what he would do if he went into politics and was elected president, he said, "I guess the first thing is call up Uncle Teddy and gloat." I loved that. It was so like his father.
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July 21, 1999 |
We can't stop talking about it. Even after we accept that there is no hope, the conversation continues. "Why did he fly in the dark?" a friend asks, and we explore the question. "He was so young," my wife says, and we discuss it in depth. "The family is cursed," a talk-show caller declares, and we linger on it endlessly. Three lives were lost when that small, fragile flying machine disintegrated against the concrete surface of the ocean. But it's the man we concentrate on. John-John. The salute.
August 20, 2000 |
President Kennedy died when his son John F. Kennedy Jr. was just a toddler, but a bronze statue will picture an imaginary moment the two might have shared as adults. The $300,000 statue will depict the two men walking along a beach, with Kennedy's arm around his son's shoulder. The Barnstable Town Council approved a request by the Hyannis Area Chamber of Commerce to place the statue on town land, perhaps as soon as the fall of 2001.
July 18, 1999 |
The search for John F. Kennedy Jr.'s missing plane forced the networks to alter their sports programming, with ABC switching its British Open golf coverage Saturday to fellow Disney-owned ESPN and the Major League Soccer All-Star game to ESPN2. CBS wasn't as fortunate. It had to scrap its broadcast of the Ameritech Senior Open golf tournament. ABC was scheduled to show the third round of the British Open starting at 7 a.m.
July 7, 2000 |
John F. Kennedy Jr. turned down an offer by one of his flying instructors to accompany him the night of his doomed flight to Martha's Vineyard, saying that he "wanted to do it alone," federal investigators reported Thursday.
June 23, 2000 |
Federal investigators have concluded pilot error caused the plane crash that killed John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife and his sister-in-law, NBC News reported Thursday. The National Transportation Safety Board is finalizing its report, which is expected to be released in the next several weeks, according to the network.
May 1, 1990 |
John F. Kennedy Jr. flunked the New York state bar exam for a second time and has one last chance to pass or lose his job as an assistant prosecutor, a spokeswoman for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office confirmed Monday. "All assistants get three chances. It's a long-standing office policy," said Colleen Roche, spokeswoman for Manhattan Dist. Atty. Robert M. Morgenthau. The 29-year-old only son of assassinated President John F.
January 5, 2001 |
George, the political magazine founded by John F. Kennedy Jr., will cease publication in March, the publisher said. The magazine has a circulation of 500,000, but couldn't attract enough advertising to stay afloat, said French conglomerate Lagardere's magazine publishing arm, Hachette Filipacchi Magazines. "The recent softening of the ad market has only compounded George's situation," Hachette Chief Executive Jack Kliger said. About 40 staff members will be affected by the shutdown.