Ethel Kennedy

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Ethel Skakel Kennedy (born April 11, 1928) is an American human-rights campaigner and widow of Senator Robert F. Kennedy.wikipedia
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McLean, Virginia

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Their house, Hickory Hill in McLean, Virginia, was the scene of exclusive parties.
It is the location of Hickory Hill, the former home of Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert F. Kennedy.

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

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Shortly after her husband's death, she founded the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, a nonprofit charity working to realize RFK's dream of a just and peaceful world.
Robert Kennedy's widow Ethel Kennedy did not attend the press conference, but was nearby, in a second-floor bedroom of Hickory Hill on doctor's orders, awaiting the birth of her eleventh child.

Robert F. Kennedy

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Ethel Skakel Kennedy (born April 11, 1928) is an American human-rights campaigner and widow of Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
On June 17, 1950, Kennedy married Ethel Skakel at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Jean Kennedy Smith

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Kennedy is the third of four daughters and sixth child of George and Ann Brannack Skakel, and was a classmate of her future sister-in-law Jean Kennedy Smith at Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart.
She attended Manhattanville College (at the time a Sacred Heart school, and still located in Purchase, New York), where she met her future sister-in-law Ethel Skakel, who married her older brother Robert in 1950.

Joseph P. Kennedy II

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The couple had eleven children; Kathleen, Joseph, Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max, Douglas, and Rory.
He is the eldest son of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy as well as the eldest grandson of Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. and Rose Kennedy.

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

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The couple had eleven children; Kathleen, Joseph, Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max, Douglas, and Rory.
Townsend was born as Kathleen Hartington Kennedy in Greenwich, Connecticut, the eldest of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel's 11 children, the eldest grandchild of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy.

David A. Kennedy

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The couple had eleven children; Kathleen, Joseph, Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max, Douglas, and Rory.
David Anthony Kennedy (June 15, 1955 – April 25, 1984) was the fourth of eleven children of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel.

Kerry Kennedy

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The couple had eleven children; Kathleen, Joseph, Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max, Douglas, and Rory.
She is the seventh child and third daughter of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel.

Michael LeMoyne Kennedy

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The couple had eleven children; Kathleen, Joseph, Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max, Douglas, and Rory.
Michael LeMoyne Kennedy (February 27, 1958 – December 31, 1997) was the sixth of eleven children of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel.

Max Kennedy

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The couple had eleven children; Kathleen, Joseph, Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max, Douglas, and Rory.
A member of the Kennedy family, he is the ninth child of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel Kennedy.

Manhattanville College

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Kennedy is the third of four daughters and sixth child of George and Ann Brannack Skakel, and was a classmate of her future sister-in-law Jean Kennedy Smith at Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart.
Ethel Skakel Kennedy – Widow of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy; founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center

Convent of the Sacred Heart (New York City)

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She attended the all-girls Greenwich Academy in Greenwich, as well as the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Manhattan.
Ethel Skakel Kennedy, human rights campaigner

Rory Kennedy

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The couple had eleven children; Kathleen, Joseph, Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max, Douglas, and Rory.
Rory Elizabeth Katherine Kennedy (born December 12, 1968) is an American documentary filmmaker and youngest child of U.S. Senator Robert Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy.

Christopher G. Kennedy

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The couple had eleven children; Kathleen, Joseph, Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max, Douglas, and Rory.
Kennedy was born on July 4, 1963, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Robert Francis Kennedy Sr. and Ethel (née Skakel) Kennedy, the eighth of their eleven children.

George Skakel

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Kennedy is the third of four daughters and sixth child of George and Ann Brannack Skakel, and was a classmate of her future sister-in-law Jean Kennedy Smith at Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart.
Ethel Skakel Kennedy (born 1928) would go on to marry Robert F. Kennedy in June 1950.

Douglas Harriman Kennedy

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The couple had eleven children; Kathleen, Joseph, Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max, Douglas, and Rory.
Douglas Harriman Kennedy (born March 24, 1967) is the tenth child of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy, named in honor of W. Averell Harriman, a family friend and former governor of New York.

Courtney Kennedy Hill

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The couple had eleven children; Kathleen, Joseph, Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max, Douglas, and Rory.
Mary Courtney Kennedy-Hill (known as Courtney, born September 9, 1956 in Boston, Massachusetts) is the fifth of the eleven children of Robert Francis Kennedy and Ethel Skakel.

Hickory Hill (McLean, Virginia)

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Their house, Hickory Hill in McLean, Virginia, was the scene of exclusive parties. In 1956, the Kennedys purchased Hickory Hill from Bobby's brother John and his wife, Jackie.
After the 1956 Democratic National Convention, the house was sold to John's brother Robert F. Kennedy and his wife, Ethel, who had a growing family (eventually eleven children).

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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In 1956, the Kennedys purchased Hickory Hill from Bobby's brother John and his wife, Jackie.
They subsequently sold their Hickory Hill estate to John's brother Robert, who occupied it with his wife Ethel and their growing family, and bought a townhouse on N Street in Georgetown.

Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

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Other notable invitees included the Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall, entertainer Judy Garland, dancer Rudolf Nureyev and historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., who found himself thrown into the pool fully clothed where Ethel Kennedy was also already swimming fully clothed.
Upon the request of Robert Kennedy's widow, Ethel Kennedy, he wrote the biography Robert Kennedy and His Times, which was published in 1978.

Ice Bucket Challenge

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In August 2014, Kennedy nominated President Barack Obama to do the Ice Bucket Challenge as part of an effort to raise funds and awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease).
The President of the United States, Barack Obama, was challenged by Ethel Kennedy but declined, opting to contribute to the campaign with a donation of $100.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

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The couple had eleven children; Kathleen, Joseph, Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max, Douglas, and Rory.
He is the third of eleven children of Senator and Attorney General Robert F Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy, and is a nephew of Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., President John F. Kennedy, and Senator Ted Kennedy.

Ethel (film)

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The film, titled Ethel, is a personal portrait of Ethel Kennedy's political awakening, the life she shared with Robert F. Kennedy, and the years following his death when she raised their eleven children on her own; it features candid interviews with Ethel and seven of her children intercut with historical footage and personal videos.
The subject of the documentary is Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert F. Kennedy.

Andy Williams

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For a time, she was escorted to dinners, parties and the theater by singer and family friend Andy Williams.
Williams was close friends with Robert F. Kennedy and his wife, Ethel Kennedy, and campaigned in 1968 for Kennedy in the Democratic presidential primary races.

Ethel Kennedy Bridge

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In 2014, a bridge over the Anacostia River was renamed the Ethel Kennedy Bridge in her honor, in recognition of her advocacy for environmentalism and social causes in the District of Columbia.
In 2008, the District Council voted to rename the Benning Road Bridge after Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, for whom a nearby stadium was named.