Still No Peace

Exploiting a Kennedy tragedy

After David Kennedy's death, at the age of 28, in a Palm Beach, Fla., hotel suite two weeks ago, his uncle Senator Edward Kennedy issued a statement expressing the family's grief and final hope: "With trust in God, we all pray that David has finally found the peace that he did not find in life." But the merciless public attention that tormented the third son of the slain Senator Robert F. Kennedy has intensified since the young man's death.

A Florida circuit court judge last week barred the release of an autopsy report, claiming that press coverage would hamper...

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