Joan Kennedy

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Nixon Had 'Crude Swingers' Teddy and Joan Followed

"She was going to wear hot pants but Teddy told her she couldn't"

(Newser) - Richard Nixon hoped to embarrass Ted Kennedy in a scandal and huddled with aides in 1971 to make sure people were keeping an eye on him, the AP reports. "You watch, I predict something more is going to happen," Nixon tells HR Haldeman and press chief Ron Ziegler... More »

Joan & Vicki Kennedy: The Liberal's Lionesses

(Newser) - Over the years, Ted Kennedy relied a lot on his wives, first Joan Bennett and then Vicki Reggie, and the two women couldn’t have been more different, writes Martha Moore of the USA Today. Joan, one of the celebrated Camelot-era Kennedy wives, was reserved and troubled, but it was... More »

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