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The Resource Rosemary : the hidden Kennedy daughter, Kate Clifford Larson, (sound recording)

Rosemary : the hidden Kennedy daughter, Kate Clifford Larson, (sound recording)

Label
Rosemary : the hidden Kennedy daughter
Title
Rosemary
Title remainder
the hidden Kennedy daughter
Statement of responsibility
Kate Clifford Larson
Title variation
Hidden Kennedy daughter
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
They were the most prominent American family of the twentieth century. The daughter they secreted away made all the difference. Joe and Rose Kennedy's strikingly beautiful daughter Rosemary attended exclusive schools, was presented as a debutante to the queen of England, and traveled the world with her high-spirited sisters. And yet, Rosemary was intellectually disabled-a secret fiercely guarded by her powerful and glamorous family. Major new sources-Rose Kennedy's diaries and correspondence, school and doctors' letters, and exclusive family interviews-bring Rosemary to life as a girl adored but left far behind by her competitive siblings. Kate Larson reveals both the sensitive care Rose and Joe gave to Rosemary and then, as the family's standing reached an apex, the often desperate and duplicitous arrangements the Kennedys made to keep her away from home as she became increasingly intractable in her early twenties. Finally, Larson illuminates Joe's decision to have Rosemary lobotomized at age twenty-three and the family's complicity in keeping the secret. Rosemary delivers a profoundly moving coda: JFK visited Rosemary for the first time while campaigning in the Midwest; she had been living isolated in a Wisconsin institution for nearly twenty years. Only then did the siblings understand what had happened to Rosemary and bring her home for loving family visits. It was a reckoning that inspired them to direct attention to the plight of the disabled, transforming the lives of millions
Dewey number
  • 362.196890092
  • [B]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
  • RC464.K46
  • RC464.K46
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
PerformerNote
Read by Bernadette Dunne
Target audience
general
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Rosemary : the hidden Kennedy daughter, Kate Clifford Larson, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Some sets repackaged and distributed by Midwest Tape, LLC
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A home birth -- The making of a mother -- Slipping behind -- Five schools -- Brief haven in England -- War on the Kennedy home front -- November 1941 -- Rosemary gone -- Rosemary made the difference
Control code
sky278123868
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (7 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504642743
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
ZPbjov
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Rosemary : the hidden Kennedy daughter, Kate Clifford Larson, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Some sets repackaged and distributed by Midwest Tape, LLC
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A home birth -- The making of a mother -- Slipping behind -- Five schools -- Brief haven in England -- War on the Kennedy home front -- November 1941 -- Rosemary gone -- Rosemary made the difference
Control code
sky278123868
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (7 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504642743
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
ZPbjov
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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