Douglas Harriman Kennedy

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Douglas Harriman Kennedy
Born (1967-03-24) March 24, 1967 (age 48)
Washington, D.C.
Education Brown University
Occupation journalist
Political party Democratic
Religion Roman Catholic
Spouse(s) Molly Elizabeth Stark
Children Riley Elizabeth, Mary McCauley, Rowen Francis, George Skakel, Anthony Boru
Parent(s) Robert Francis Kennedy and Ethel Skakel

Douglas Harriman Kennedy (born March 24, 1967) is the tenth child of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy, named in honor of W. Averell Harriman, a family friend and former governor of New York.

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Kennedy was born in Washington, D.C. He married Molly Elizabeth Stark, daughter of John Sherwood Stark and Sharon Ellen Wing, on August 22, 1998 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.

They have five children: Riley Elizabeth, born 1999 in Nantucket, Massachusetts; Mary McCauley, born 2001; Rowen Francis, born 2004; George Skakel, born 2007 and Anthony Boru, born 2012.[1]

Kennedy graduated from Georgetown Preparatory School and Brown University and began his career as a print journalist with The Nantucket Beacon and later The New York Post. As an investigative reporter for the Post, Kennedy obtained the first interview with the officer who arrested Oklahoma City bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh and broke numerous other health care and metropolitan area stories.

He joined Fox News Channel as a general assignment reporter in August 1996 and hosts a bi-weekly program on the network, Douglas Kennedy’s American Stories. While at Fox News, he covered the Presidential elections of 1996, 2000, and 2004, as well as Hurricane Katrina.[2]

In 2006, while working as a correspondent for the Fox News show The Big Story, he commented on the controversy over whether the film of "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin's last moments should be shown, noting that he and his siblings "had to grow up with" repeatedly seeing broadcasts and video clips of Kennedy's own father's death. He said that in Irwin's case, it would be really "unnecessary and in very poor taste."[3]

  1. ^ Daily News (New York) http://articles.nydailynews.com/2012-02-25/news/31099346_1_stefan-friedman-maternity-ward-douglas-kennedy.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Fox News Biography of Doug Kennedy dated July 14, 2006; accessed September 18, 2006. Archived April 27, 2006 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Should Video of 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin's Death Be Released? September 5, 2006 AP report on Fox site; must click "video" link in sidebar to see Kennedy's remarks. Video initially broadcast September 5, 2006. Accessed online September 18, 2006.{{Dead link|date

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    1. ^ Daily News (New York) http://articles.nydailynews.com/2012-02-25/news/31099346_1_stefan-friedman-maternity-ward-douglas-kennedy.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
    2. ^ Fox News Biography of Doug Kennedy dated July 14, 2006; accessed September 18, 2006. Archived April 27, 2006 at the Wayback Machine
    3. ^ Should Video of 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin's Death Be Released? September 5, 2006 AP report on Fox site; must click "video" link in sidebar to see Kennedy's remarks. Video initially broadcast September 5, 2006. Accessed online September 18, 2006.{{Dead link|date

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