Nuala Pell http://ripr.org en Nuala Pell Laid To Rest In Newport http://ripr.org/post/nuala-pell-laid-rest-newport <p>The life of Nuala Pell, widow of Sen. Claiborne Pell, was celebrated Monday morning with wit, tradition and family love and devotion in services at Trinity Episcopal Church in Newport, the city she loved and where she died last week at age 89.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:20:40 +0000 Scott MacKay 32407 at http://ripr.org Nuala Pell Laid To Rest In Newport Scott MacKay Commentary: Rhode Island Needs More People Like The Pells http://ripr.org/post/scott-mackay-commentary-rhode-island-needs-more-people-pells <p>Rhode Island pays its final respects this morning to Nuala Pell, widow of &nbsp;Sen. Claiborne Pell at services in Newport. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay on why the passing of Mrs. Pell signals the end of an era.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Sen. Claiborne Pell represented Rhode Island for 36 years in the United States Senate. Few senators have ever better served a state.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:59:09 +0000 Scott MacKay 32273 at http://ripr.org Scott MacKay Commentary: Rhode Island Needs More People Like The Pells Nuala Pell, Spouse And Political Partner Of Sen. Claiborne Pell, Dies http://ripr.org/post/nuala-pell-spouse-and-political-partner-sen-claiborne-pell-dies <p>Nuala Pell, widow of revered Sen. Claiborne Pell, confidante of Pastores, Kennedys and European royalty, a force in Rhode Island politics for decades and a woman who was as at ease at a Democratic Party rally at a Portuguese Club as she was with the well-born swells of Newport society at Bailey’s Beach, died early this morning at Newport Hospital. She was 89.</p><p><strong>The Pell family has announced a memorial service to be held Monday, April 21 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Newport, at 11 a.m.</strong></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:13:52 +0000 Scott MacKay 31993 at http://ripr.org Nuala Pell, Spouse And Political Partner Of Sen. Claiborne Pell, Dies Scott MacKay Commentary: The Clay Pell Dilemma In RI Governor's Race http://ripr.org/post/scott-mackay-commentary-clay-pell-dilemma-ri-governors-race <p>Political pundits love to emphasize that campaigns matter.&nbsp; Clay Pell better hope that adage rings true if he hopes to be Rhode Island’s next governor, says our resident pundit, RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Herbert Claiborne `Clay’ Pell&nbsp; IV is the grandson of a legendary Rhode Island U.S. Senator, a Harvard University graduate&nbsp; and at just 32 years old, possessor of a resume that would be the envy of many a decade or two older.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:01:28 +0000 Scott MacKay 28120 at http://ripr.org Scott MacKay Commentary: The Clay Pell Dilemma In RI Governor's Race Rhode Island Remembers JFK http://ripr.org/post/rhode-island-remembers-jfk <p>November 22, 1963 started out as an ordinary day at the Providence Evening Bulletin. By 12:30, city editor Jim Wyman was ready for lunch and headed across the street to the Providence Journal diner. He had just settled into his favorite stool when the phone on the counter jangled to life.</p><p>“It was the managing editor seeking me and urging me to get back across the street because the president had been shot,” Wyman explains.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:51:00 +0000 Flo Jonic 25083 at http://ripr.org Rhode Island Remembers JFK Veep to Visit Salve Regina http://ripr.org/post/veep-visit-salve-regina <p>Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to attend a reception at <a href="http://salve.edu" target="_blank">Salve Regina University</a> in Newport next month, according to the Associated Press.</p><p>The event at the <a href="http://www.salve.edu/pellCenter/events.aspx?trumbaEmbed=eventid%3D105776352%26view%3Devent%26-childview%3D" target="_blank">Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy</a> will recognize Nuala Pell, wife of the late Senator Claiborne Pell, for her work in philanthropy, education and public service.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 13:03:00 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 18173 at http://ripr.org