“ I think often of Bobby’s grief over the loss of Jack. It veered close to being a tragedy within the tragedy. [His wife] Ethel and my mother feared for his own survival; his psychic survival at least. His friend and chronicler Arthur Schlesinger has.
Rose Kennedy to Robert Kennedy Chez Balenciaga, Paris Dearest Bob, I think you should work hard and become President after Jack— It will be good for the country And for you And especially good for you know who. Ever your affectionate & peripetetic Mother.