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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Why Caroline Kennedy Endorsed Obama

Newsweek's Jonathan Alter posted a story this afternoon on the magazine's website telling how Caroline Kennedy came to support Barack Obama's candidacy...
The behind-the-scenes story of Caroline's journey into the Obama camp features her three teenage children, her uncle—and a long-forgotten controversy from the 1960 presidential campaign. The complicated tale involves an angry Sen. John F. Kennedy, Vice President Richard Nixon's "truth squad," baseball great Jackie Robinson and a group of stranded African students trying to book passage to the United States—including Barack Obama Sr., father of the presidential candidate. ...
Read the stirring story -- which only proves what a small, connected world it is -- by clicking here.

-- Dan Damon

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