Now 84 and grandmother to 35 young Kennedys, Ethel Kennedy is taking a rare turn in the public spotlight these days, 44 years after her husband, Robert F. Kennedy, was assassinated during his 1968 presidential run. “Ethel,” a documentary film by Rory Kennedy, her youngest, has been making the rounds of film festivals and will air on HBO Oct. 18. Ethel and Rory recently sat down for an interview at the JFK Library.
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