John F Kennedy http://ripr.org en Ted Kennedy Jr. to enter family business http://ripr.org/post/ted-kennedy-jr-enter-family-business <p>Ted Kennedy Jr., is about to enter the family business. Kennedy, son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy and brother of former Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy, is slated today to announce his candidacy for state Senate in Connecticut, where he has lived for many years.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:52:07 +0000 Scott MacKay 31693 at http://ripr.org What If President John F. Kennedy Had A Second Term? http://ripr.org/post/what-if-president-john-f-kennedy-had-second-term <p>As we continue our coverage of the 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, we try to peer into the future.</p><p></p><p>Rhode Island Public Radio’s Scott MacKay talks with historian and author James T. Patterson about what might have been had Kennedy lived for a second term.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Patterson is Professor of History emeritus at Brown University and author of several books, including "The Eve of Destruction How 1965 Transformed America."</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 09:11:00 +0000 Scott MacKay 25174 at http://ripr.org What If President John F. Kennedy Had A Second Term? 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