The Nation: The Kennedy Jinx

At 20, Joseph Patrick Kennedy III has already encountered a remarkable string of misfortunes. The adventurous oldest son of the late Robert F. Kennedy has been attacked by a roan antelope in Africa and knocked down by a bull calf in Spain; he has broken his leg while playing football and again while skiing; he has been skyjacked by Arab terrorists on an airliner to Southern Yemen. Last week young Joe had his worst mishap to date while visiting some friends on Nantucket (sister island to Martha's Vineyard, site of Uncle Ted's disastrous automobile accident in 1969, which ended in the...

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