September 15, 1988 |
Patrick Kennedy on Wednesday became the latest member of his famous family to win a race for public office, soundly defeating a state representative in a Democratic primary in Rhode Island. Kennedy, a 21-year-old junior at Providence College and son of Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, beat five-term incumbent state Rep. John F. Skeffington Jr. in a west Providence district. He has no Republican opposition in the November general election.
September 14, 1988 |
The freckle-faced young man with his shirttail sticking out of his khaki slacks was ringing doorbells, seeking votes for himself for today's Rhode Island primary election. "I didn't sleep last night," he confided. "Tossing and turning--I've got butterflies." It's no wonder, for Patrick Kennedy is trying to write a new chapter in his famous family's political chronicle. The son of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.
April 22, 1988 |
Patrick Kennedy, 20, the youngest son of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), has been admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital for "evaluation of headaches and back pains," the senator's office said.
April 21, 1988 |
Patrick Kennedy, youngest son of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), has been admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital for "evaluation of headaches and back pains," the senator's office said today. The young Kennedy, almost 21, was visited in the hospital Wednesday by his parents and other members of the family, a spokesman said. The spokesman said no more information was immediately available on Patrick's condition. His older brother, Edward Jr.
March 13, 1987 |
St. Patrick's Day at most bars and clubs typically calls for green food coloring in the beer and endless off-key choruses of Irish tear-jerkers such as "Danny Boy" and "Mother Machree." Irish-born singer and musician Patrick Kennedy, who has been promoting authentic Irish folk music since leaving the Emerald Isle in 1975, expects plenty of requests for those Americanized Irish songs when his Paddy West trio performs at Chicago Joe's in Irvine on St. Patrick's Day.