The Administration: The Young Lawyer

Ethel Kennedy was there with four children. Rose Kennedy was there. Eunice Kennedy Shriver was there with her son Bobby. Jean Kennedy Smith was there. Senator Teddy Kennedy was there with his wife Joan. And Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy was there with a mink hat. In fact, the Kennedys outnumbered the nine Justices of the Supreme Court, who also showed up. They had come to see a young lawyer named Bobby Kennedy plead his first case in any court.

At the University of Virginia Law School, Bobby graduated 56th in a class of 125. Later, he did book work...

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