Scandalous Newport, Rhode Island

Scandalous Newport, Rhode Island

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Newport, Rhode Island, is renowned for its stunning cliff-side vistas and the luxurioussummer homes of the Gilded Age elite. Yet the opulent faAsades of the City bythe Sea concealed the scintillating scandals, eccentric characters and unsolvedmysteries of its wealthiest families. Learn how Cornelius Vanderbilt III wascut out of the familya€™s fortune for his unapproved marriage to Grace Wilson andhow John F. Kennedya€™s marriage to a Newport debutante helped to secure hispresidency. Travel to the White Horse Tavern, where a vengeful specter stillwaits for his supposed murderer to return to the scene, and discover themysterious voyage of the Sea Bird and its missing crew. Historian Larry Stanfordsearches the dark corners of Newporta€™s past to expose these scandalous talesand more.Finally, Emery pulled in front of the runaway driver, forcing him to stop, and Elena Emory quickly handed her husband a twoa€”sided survival knife, just in case. ... A lipa€”reading expert hired to review the courtroom video to determine what he said came to this conclusion: Adam Emery told his ... The officer also found the packaging for eighty pounds of exercise weights, cuta€”up credit cards and the drivera#39;sanbsp;...

Title:Scandalous Newport, Rhode Island
Author:Larry Stanford
Publisher:The History Press - 2013


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