Latest Caroline Kennedy Stories

2011-01-14 12:25:00

Caroline Kennedy unveiled this week a $10 million project to digitize the most important papers, photographs and recordings of President John F Kennedy's days in office. Users can sort through the drafts of Kennedy's "Ask not what your country can do for you," speech, and also see how he tinkered with the words of that most famous line from his inauguration. Caroline Kennedy, daughter of President Kennedy, visited the National Archives and said that it reminds her the nation was built on...

2009-07-13 19:28:00

LOS ANGELES, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Full day passes for The Women's Conference 2009 main event hosted by California First Lady Maria Shriver and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger have sold out in a record-breaking time of less than two hours, after going on sale this morning, breaking last year's record of three hours. Taking place on October 26 and 27 at the Long Beach Convention Center, the transformative event will boast a growing roster of more than 80 speakers and participants former...

2008-08-29 12:00:57

By Dusty Saunders The executives of the broadcasting networks should be embarrassed. They failed to cover, live, a Monday night event that could be one of the defining moments of the Democratic National Convention. At 7:15 p.m., Caroline Kennedy spoke in emotional terms about her uncle before introducing a 10-minute documentary tribute. On cue, at 7:30 p.m., Sen. Ted Kennedy, fighting brain cancer, strolled onto the podium and amid cheers began an impassioned, cogent, 8-minute speech....

2008-08-26 00:00:18

Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., received robust applause Monday as he pledged at the Democratic National Convention to be back in the U.S. Senate next session. "Barack Obama will close the book on race, gender, group against group and straight against gay," Kennedy said, as many delegates responded with cheers and some with tears. Kennedy is receiving treatment for brain cancer, diagnosed in May. "The work begins anew," Kennedy said in closing, "and the dream lives on." After a video...

2008-07-10 12:00:26

By Liz Sidoti Associated Press NEW YORK -- Barack Obama stoked vice presidential speculation Wednesday with an unannounced stop at the Washington law firm of a search team member and then a flight to New York fundraisers with potential pick Hillary Rodham Clinton and a second vetter. "I'm not going to tell you" any details, the smiling likely Democratic nominee told reporters after spending more than two hours inside a downtown Washington office building where attorney Eric Holder, a...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.