John F. Kennedy Jr.

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JFK Jr. a Pot-Smoking Thrill Seeker: Ex's Memoir

Come to the Edge by Christina Haag recounts daring adventures

(Newser) - Whether flinging Noxzema-filled paper towel bombs from the windows of posh Manhattan high rises, smoking marijuana, or skirting death-by-kayak off the coast of Jamaica, three things were true of JFK, Jr: He loved adventure, hated the sight of blood, and owned at least one tantric sex book. In her memoir,... More »

Sasha in Oval Office Evokes John-John

Photo of youngest Obama visiting Dad echoes Camelot image

(Newser) - A new photo released by the White House shows Sasha Obama sneaking up on her dad from behind an Oval Office couch—recalling an iconic image of John Kennedy Jr. hiding under his dad’s desk in 1963. That picture became part of the Kennedy family’s "‘Camelot’... More »

JFK Jr. Recalled, a Decade Later

Flying brought him peace, but also brought his end

(Newser) - John F. Kennedy Jr. “seemed to belong not only to our family, but to the American family,” his uncle Ted said in his eulogy. On the 10th anniversary of his death, the New York Daily News remembers the president’s son the public knew as as John-John—a... More »

Watergate 'Plumber' Barker Dead at 92

(Newser) - Talk about an eventful life. Bernard Barker, one of the Watergate burglars as well as one of the leaders of the Bay of Pigs invasion, is dead at age 92, the Miami Herald reports. Barker worked for the CIA as a protege of Howard Hunt, flew bombers in WWII, served... More »

JFK Jr Wedding Video Peddled

Unauthorized video will run you $9.99, if you can find the site selling it

(Newser) - As the 10th anniversary of John F. Kennedy Jr.’s death approaches, someone is trying to cash in on the tragedy. “Mickey the Monkey” is selling an unauthorized video of the Kennedy-Carolyn Bessette 1996 nuptials for $9.99. The website—which the New York Post won’t publish—... More »

Presumptuous? Caroline Is Aiming Low

Senate would be lucky to have her 'smart, cultivated' voice: Dowd

(Newser) - When John F Kennedy Jr founded George magazine, many upbraided him for not trading more valuably on his clan’s mystique. But when sister Caroline aims for a Senate seat, Maureen Dowd writes in the New York Times, she’s “blasted by a howl of ‘How dare she?’... More »

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