Mary Jo Kopechne

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    The Kennedy Curse Strikes Again With New Death

    Many of the Kennedy family and their spouses have long been walking car crashes, as doomed as cast members from Saturday Night Live. All those good looks and great connections obviously come with a price. Just yesterday, Mary Richardson Kennedy--RFK Jr.'s troubled estranged wife--was found dead at ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Dick Nixon's Buddy Bebe Rebozo Comes Into the Watergate Picture

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 9, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 32 Covering up the cover-up? by Lucian K. Truscott IV In the days immediately following the break-in of Democratic National Party Headquarters at the Watergate in June 1972, Richard M. Nixon met repeated ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    J. Edgar Hoover Called Us Liars: Yes, We're Thrilled!

    ​J. Edgar Hoover had his FBI eye on Runnin' Scared in 1969, just-released Teddy Kennedy files reveal. In fact, he called us liars, the greatest blurb quote we've ever garnered.

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Edward M. Kennedy, 1932-2009

    ​Last night Edward Kennedy, who had been suffering from brain cancer, succumbed at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. His life story is so well known as to hardly bear repeating: younger brother of President John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Presidential contender, Senator ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Rightbloggers Observe Kennedy's Passing Pretty Much the Way You Would Expect

    ​Rightbloggers observed the death of Ted Kennedy with their customary grace. "By my reckoning, he left the country worse off than he found it, and to the moment of his death supported legislation that, if enacted, will make it a lot harder for the generation of my children to succeed, thrive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Obama Presents Medals of Freedom; Rightbloggers Predictably Enraged

    ​ Yesterday afternoon President Obama bestowed the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, on 16 notables including Billie Jean King, Chita Rivera, Stephen Hawking, Sidney Poitier, former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, Edward Kennedy, the late Jack Kemp (whose widow accep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Rightbloggers Enraged by Medals to Evil President of Ireland, Homosexual, Breast Cancer Fighter, Etc.

    President Obama's list of 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom winners came out yesterday, and rightbloggers have had some time to snarl over it. There is plenty there to exercise them. The list includes Harvey Milk (a homosexual!), Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow (an injun!), Rev. Joseph Lowery (a civil-rig ... More >>

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    March 28, 2000

    Opera by the Book

    Today’s Composers Search for Inspiration in Novels, Plays, and Even Films