Posts tagged: Ted Kennedy

Lyndon Johnson, Fresca Fanatic

Lyndon Johnson “gave up alcohol and drank tea, Tab and Fresca” after he became president in 1963, as we note in our profile.  We didn’t know until now that he used Fresca as a weapon, too.

122 Bowdoin Street and the Kennedy Clan

Those who know Boston may be interested in the route that Ted Kennedy’s body will take today.Near the State House the Senator will visit an odd address:

The New First Dog is a Puppy Named Bo

He’s named Bo.The identity of the first puppy — the one that the Washington press corps has been yelping about for months, the one President Obama has seemed to delight in dropping hints about — leaked out Saturday.

Chappaquiddick Revisited

“You just knew it would never be the same again. It didn’t mean he couldn’t have a life in public service, but it wouldn’t be a charmed life. It was going to be different.”The Boston Globe is running an excellent multi-part series on Ted Kennedy, apparently prompted by Kennedy’s poor health.