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    Joseph P. Kennedy

    Born in Boston, Massachusetts, on September 6, 1888, Joseph Patrick Kennedy was the son of Mary Hickey and Patrick Joseph Kennedy, an important figure in the Irish community of Boston. Familiarly known as "P.J.", Patrick J. Kennedy had risen from common laborer to highly successful businessman, and was eventually instrumental in the organization...

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    Hemingway's Letters: From Childhood to Paris
    12/11/2011

    On the publication of the first volume of Ernest Hemingway's letters, Sandra Spanier, the book’s editor; novelist Ward Just; and moderator Scott Simon, host of NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday discussed The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Volume 1, 1907-1922. The actor, Corey Stoll, who played Hemingway in Woody Allen’s recent Midnight in Paris read sel...

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KN-C17578. President John F. Kennedy Presents National Geographic Society’s Gold Medal to Jacques Cousteau

President John F. Kennedy presents the National Geographic Society’s Gold Medal to Captain...