Muckety this! John Kerry to Winston Churchill

By Muckety

March 20, 2013 at 6:14am

Pamela Harriman, described at her death as “one of the most vivacious women on the international scene,” is in the middle of many Muckety maps.

In part, that’s because “vivacious” is a polite way of saying she had many affairs and married often.

In this map, John Kerry’s stepson, Chris Heinz, is a former roommate of event planner Bronson Van Wyck (yes, as in the Queens expressway).

Van Wyck was an aide to Harriman when she was U.S. ambassador to France.

Harriman was married to Randolph Churchill, son of Winston, whom she called “Papa.” Her array of interesting husbands also included talent agent Leland Hayward and businessman W. Averell Harriman.

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  • #1.   karenc 03.20.2013

    There is a much quicker path between them. In Tour Of Duty, written by Douglas Brinkley, there are stories of Kerry’s youth. His mother’s family were friends of the Churchill’s and Kerry when he was very young - I think 10 - met Churchill’s wife and they then exchanged a few letters.

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