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Kennedy British & World English

The name of a family of US Democratic politicians:

Kennedy, Anthony British & World English

(1935-) US Supreme Court associate justice 1988- ; full name Anthony McLeod Kennedy. Appointed to the Court by President Reagan, he has been noted as a swing vote, but his stance is generally conservative

Kennedy, Joseph British & World English

(1888–1969) US businessman and diplomat; full name Joseph Patrick Kennedy; father of John Fitzgerald, Robert Francis, and Edward Moore Kennedy. He made his fortune in banking, the stock market, shipbuilding, and movies

Kennedy, William British & World English

(1928-) US writer; full name William Joseph Kennedy. His novels include Ironweed (1983), Quinn’s Book (1988), Very Old Bones (1992), and Roscoe (2002)

Kennedy, Cape British & World English

former name (1963–73) for Canaveral, Cape.

Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy British & World English

(1929–94), American First Lady; known as Jackie O; born Jacqueline Lee Bouvier. She married John F. Kennedy in 1953. After he was assassinated she married Aristotle Onassis in 1968

Robert Francis Kennedy in Kennedy British & World English

Robert (1925–68), US Attorney General 1961-4; full name Robert Francis Kennedy. He closely assisted his brother John in domestic policy, and was also a champion of the civil rights movement. He was assassinated during his campaign as a prospective presidential candidate

Edward Moore Kennedy in Kennedy British & World English

Ted (1932–2009), brother of John and Robert, US Senator since 1962; full name Edward Moore Kennedy. His political career was overshadowed by his involvement in a car accident at Chappaquiddick Island (1969), in which his assistant Mary Jo Kopechne drowned

Anthony McLeod Kennedy in Kennedy, Anthony British & World English

(1935-) US Supreme Court associate justice 1988- ; full name Anthony McLeod Kennedy. Appointed to the Court by President Reagan, he has been noted as a swing vote, but his stance is generally conservative

Joseph Patrick Kennedy in Kennedy, Joseph British & World English

(1888–1969) US businessman and diplomat; full name Joseph Patrick Kennedy; father of John Fitzgerald, Robert Francis, and Edward Moore Kennedy. He made his fortune in banking, the stock market, shipbuilding, and movies

William Joseph Kennedy in Kennedy, William British & World English

(1928-) US writer; full name William Joseph Kennedy. His novels include Ironweed (1983), Quinn’s Book (1988), Very Old Bones (1992), and Roscoe (2002)

John Fitzgerald Kennedy in Kennedy British & World English

John F. (1917–63), 35th President of the US 1961-3; in full John Fitzgerald Kennedy; known as JFK. The youngest man ever to be elected US President (at 43), he was a popular advocate of civil rights. In foreign affairs he recovered from the Bay of Pigs fiasco to demand successfully the withdrawal of Soviet missiles from Cuba (the Cuban Missile Crisis). Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade through Dallas, Texas

Edward Kennedy Ellington in Ellington, Duke British & World English

(1899–1974), American jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader; born Edward Kennedy Ellington. Coming to fame in the early 1930s, Ellington wrote over 900 compositions and was one of the first popular musicians to write extended pieces. Notable works: Mood Indigo (1930)

a book on architecture/Kennedy in on English-Spanish

un libro de arquitectura/sobre Kennedy


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