Elizabeth Anne VanderPutten - Star Gazing with Jean

Celebrity Ethel Kennedy - Guest
1999 Kennedy Center Honors

Ethel Kennedy, widow of assassinated Senator Robert Kennedy, is the mother of their 11 children. Today the nine surviving R.F.K. offspring form the largest single clan among the Kennedy third generation.


Photo by Jean Pollack

Among them are Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, law professor Robert F. Kennedy Jr., human rights activist Courtney Kennedy Hill, wife of HUD Secretary Andrew Cuomo and Amnesty International worker Kerry  Kennedy, businessman Christopher Kennedy, lawyer Max Kennedy, reporter Douglas Kennedy, award-winning filmmaker Rory Kennedy, and two scandal hounded sons Joseph Kennedy II and Michael.