Posts by Jeff Greenfield

  • Last call for JFK's ‘New Frontier’: A celebration of endurance and recollection

    Yahoo News9 mths ago

    It was the signature moment of a remarkable evening.

    A hundred guests had just finished dinner on Saturday, Nov. 9, in a tent outside the imposing house of Nancy Dutton, whose late husband, Fred, had served as secretary of the Cabinet in the White House of John F. Kennedy, and later as the de facto campaign chief of Robert Kennedy’s 1968 effort to depose President Lyndon Johnson. And there stood Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, with her arm around the waist of Lynda Johnson Robb, eldest daughter of the man Townsend’s father had sought to unseat.

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