World: HOW TO BECOME AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S.

IT all began in the 1930s, when Father Joe Kennedy was Ambassador to the Court of St. James's. Son John F., then a student at Harvard, was often in residence at the embassy during vacations, and naturally enough, fell in with the Rt. Hon. David Ormsby-Gore. Young Ormsby-Gore was not only heir to the title of his father. Lord Harlech, a Shropshire landowner and onetime chairman of the Mid land Bank, but also nephew of Tory Kingmaker Lord Salisbury. "We were just young people going around together." says Ormsby-Gore. Then Jack Kennedy's kid sister Kathleen ("Kick") up and married Ormsby-Gore's first...

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