Thursday, August 21, 2008

Ted Kennedy Tribute at the Democratic National Convention Next Week, Obama Expected to Recall Kennedy Legacy

The opening session of the Democratic National Convention will feature a tribute to Sen. Edward Kennedy, who's strong support for Barack Obama proved to be a crucial turning point in the primary campaign. Ted Kennedy is expected to speak in a five-minute video and undoubtedly others will refer to him and the Kennedy family legacy during the convention. Here is Sen. Kennedy's appearance last year on NBC's Meet the Press, speaking about his past appearances on the show. He recalls the advice he received from his older brother, President John F. Kennedy, before appearing for the first time in 1962.

Profiles in Couture: JFK as Ralph Lauren; Does this New 'Kennedy' Line of Men's Wear Put the 'K' in Couture? And What's the Deal With That Jackie?

Was John F. Kennedy really just Ralph Lauren in disguise? Proving again that summer is the silly season for newspapers, the NY Post reports on the new men's wear "inspired" by JFK. For those Jack wannabees, the Hamptons is just for the place for dressing casual and asking the Jackie in your life for a sail. Of course, the Jackie in this photo looks more like Maria Callas, Aristotle Onassis's previous girlfriend, than the real Mrs. Kennedy.