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A generation ago, the Kennedy clan reigned over America's political landscape. Now the family is becoming known for its private activism more than its traditional politics

ROSE AND JOE SR.

Joseph and Rose Kennedy 1888-1969, 1890-1995 --The driving force of Kennedy ambition, Joe worked tirelessly to promote his sons' political careers. Rose imbued both her children and grandchildren with a strong sense of family and social responsibility

THEIR CHILDREN

The Kennedy men entered politics, while the women founded philanthropies

John F. Kennedy 1917-1963 --Congressman, Senator, President and political martyr, he created the Peace Corps --Wife Jackie supported the arts but is best remembered for helping save New York City's Grand Central Terminal from the wrecking ball

Eunice Kennedy Shriver 1921- --A social worker in Harlem during...

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