The Kennedys

The Kennedy dynasty

By Laurie Bennett

May 10, 2007 at 9:29pm

The Kennedys. The Bushes. The Fords. The Rockefellers. If you define dynasty as families holding power for at least three generations, with living people of influence, these names rule.

Other candidates includes the Pritzkers, the Gettys and the Vanderbilts. And then there are the media dynasties - Ochs/Sulzberger, Meyer/Graham and Binghams fell hard years back. More recently, the Ridders relinquished Knight-Ridder to McClatchy.

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