The Kennedys

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Court Reverses Itself in Kennedy Clan Murder Case

Connecticut Supreme Court vacates conviction of Michael Skakel

(Newser) - The infamous murder case involving Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel has just taken another, and perhaps final, turn. Connecticut's Supreme Court on Friday vacated his murder conviction in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley, ruling 4-3 that his defense team did a lousy job representing him, reports the Hartford ... More »

New Images of JFK's Fairy-Tale Wedding Surface

13 'unpublished' photos, negatives sell for $34K at auction

(Newser) - Thirteen photographs from John F. Kennedy's wedding to Jacqueline Bouvier have been printed for what may be the first time since the images were taken 60 years ago. An unnamed Las Vegas doctor bought the negatives, each paired with a print, at a Boston auction yesterday for $34,073.... More »

The Kennedys Finds a Home

Controversial miniseries will air in April

(Newser) - Good news for those of you who really, really wanted to watch JFK (or at least, Greg Kinnear’s version of him) discussing his need for “strange ass” : The Kennedys has found a home. After getting booted from the History Channel (reportedly by two of the Kennedys themselves ),... More »

8 Most Shocking Kennedys Scenes

Let's just say, there's a lot of sex

(Newser) - Word is the Kennedys miniseries got axed because some of the actual Kennedys didn’t like it —and now the Daily Beast has a better idea why that might be so. The site got an early copy of the script, and reports on eight salacious scenes:
  • Joe Kennedy Sr.
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Who Killed The Kennedys? Caroline, Maria Shriver

The cousins lobbied strongly for its demise, sources say

(Newser) - The Kennedys themselves were behind the History Channel’s eleventh-hour yanking of The Kennedys, sources tell the Hollywood Reporter. No advertisers or sponsors complained about the controversial miniseries, which was called "vindictive" and "malicious" by a former JFK aide, but both Caroline Kennedy and Maria Shriver have close... More »

History Channel Pulls Plug on 'The Kennedys'

Epic 8-part miniseries yanked after complaints of inaccuracies

(Newser) - The Kennedys cost big bucks and stars big names like Tom Wilkinson and Greg Kinnear, but it's not going to see the light of day on the History Channel. The network yanked the epic, controversial eight-part miniseries—its most expensive program ever—yesterday after deeming the completed work "not... More »

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