The Capital: Better Than Broadway

Ethel Kennedy and Jean Kennedy Smith spent months in planning, in deciding who among the whos to invite, at $15 to $100 a ticket. There were a few slip-ups along the way. Ethel sent a shoe-box full of index cards for the guest list to Mrs. David Ginsburg, ticket chairman. Mrs. Ginsburg was slightly surprised to see "Trigger Mike" Coppola and "Tony Ducks'' Corallo on the list. And when she saw the name Hoffa, she "knew something was wrong." Indeed there was. Ethel had picked the wrong shoebox—the one with the cards...

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