April 11, 1990 |
Carl Perkins earned his Ph.D. in rock 'n' roll long ago and now he'll get an honorary doctor of humanities from Lambuth College in Jackson, Tenn., on April 29. When Lambuth President Thomas Boyd called to talk to Perkins about the degree, Perkins asked him, "Can you graduate from college with only eight years in school?" Thomas assured him that he could, in this case. . . . There's another Kennedy wedding coming up in the fall. Kara Kennedy, 30, daughter of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.
October 5, 2012 |
A man who built his career on testosterone, who spent years pumping iron and staring at himself in mirrors, who thrived in the egocentric troika of sports, Hollywood and politics is probably not a good candidate for faithful husband. Maria Shriver had to have known that when she married Arnold Schwarzenegger. Arnold and men like him are supreme narcissists. Sure, they are charming, dynamic, seductive, even magnetic, but the world beyond their own minds and bodies is an abstraction.
September 17, 2011 |
The daughters of two legendary Democratic politicians have died: Kara Kennedy, the oldest child of the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, and Eleanor Mondale, the daughter of former Vice President Walter F. Mondale. Both women had been battling cancer. Their deaths were announced by their families Saturday, according to the Associated Press. Kennedy, 51, died at a health club in the Washington area, said her brother, Patrick Kennedy, a former Democratic congressman from Rhode Island.
July 23, 1988 |
Rose Kennedy turned 98 on Friday, and family members gathered for a weekend celebration at their cluster of houses at Hyannis Port. The guest list for dinner Friday night included her only living son, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.); her daughter, Eunice, and son-in-law Sargent Shriver; daughters Patricia Lawford and Jean Smith; daughter-in-law Ethel Kennedy, and an assortment of grandchildren. White cake with chocolate frosting, which Mrs.