Divorce, Kennedy-Style

A NEW BOOK AND ANOTHER SCANDAL MAY FINALLY HIT THE KENNEDYS WHERE IT WOULD HURT--IN THE BALLOT BOX

When you look at the third generation of Kennedy men, much of what remains of a once powerful dynasty is good teeth, good hair and the best public relations a trust fund can buy. Some of the boys grew from being spoiled and bratty--belittling the help, once chasing the cook up a tree at Hickory Hill--into full-blown debauchery, driving fast, drinking hard, club hopping like wild men. Most of this got spun by family retainers into the playful high jinks of a raucous clan. But the escapades got seamier over time and the spinning harder: a joyride with Joe Kennedy II...

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