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Ten O'Clock News; Kennedy family humor

05/29/1991

Profile on the Kennedy family's humor. Examples of Kennedy family dry wit and sense of humor illustrated by quips from Rose, Robert, Edward and John. John Kenneth Galbraith remembers JFK's wit in a speech at a conference as part of the "Profile in Courage" awards at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. Award recipient Charles Weltner shares his favorite JFK story.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Kennedy family humor

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976

Duration

00:05:24

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
Kennedy, Rose Fitzgerald, 1890-1995
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968
Awards
Locations
Cambridge (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
DelGuercio, Gino (Reporter)
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 (Speaker)
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006 (Speaker)
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 (Speaker)
Kennedy, Rose Fitzgerald, 1890-1995 (Speaker)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 (Speaker)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Kennedy family humor,” 05/29/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CE03DE7FB27341E2B13D379743CFD13B.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Kennedy family humor.” 05/29/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CE03DE7FB27341E2B13D379743CFD13B>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Kennedy family humor. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CE03DE7FB27341E2B13D379743CFD13B
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