When the Young Teach and the Old Learn

AFTER the murders, the accidents and Chappaquiddick, it was only a minor footnote. But for the Kennedys, bad news never ends. Into the old courthouse in Barnstable, Mass., last week marched the vanguard of the next Kennedy generation: Robert Jr. and his cousin, Robert Sargent Shriver III, both 16. The charge: juvenile delinquency by virtue of possessing marijuana.

On July 10, the sons of Robert Kennedy and Eunice Shriver allegedly joined several other boys at a small pot party in a garage near the Kennedy family compound in Hyannisport. Those present included an undercover agent, reportedly a young state trooper...

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