Mother’s biography, daughter’s prayers offer glimpse of Shriver family

Two excellent books, “Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World” and “I’ve Been Thinking: Reflections, Prayers and Meditations for a Meaningful Life,” are best read together, starting with McNamara’s insightful page-turner history of the struggles and accomplishments of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, which also includes the achievements of her husband, Sarge Shriver.

’10 That Changed America’

The second season of the engaging and fascinating PBS history docuseries “10 That Changed America” is journalistic road trip, which explores how various structures shaped American history. While the 2016 series examined homes, parks and towns, the new season investigates the impact of streets, monuments, and marvels on our society.