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Teresa Heinz Kerry

Teresa Heinz Kerry grew up in Mozambique's capital, Lourenço Marques (now called Maputo). Her father, José Simões-Ferreira, was an oncologist and tropical disease specialist, and "Teresinha" (her nickname in Portuguese) led a privileged existence. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Romance Languages and literature from the University of the ... See full bio »

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60 Minutes Self - John's Wife (segment "John Kerry") / Self - Wife of John Kerry (segment "Kerry & Edwards")


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 2012 West Wing Week (TV Series)
 2004-2010 Larry King Live (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 July 2004 (2004) ... Self
 2008 My Tale of Two Cities (Documentary)
 2004 The First Lady: Public Expectations, Private Lives (TV Special documentary)
 2004 Diary of a Political Tourist (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Hardball with Chris Matthews (TV Series)
- Episode dated 27 July 2004 (2004) ... Self
- Episode dated 26 January 2004 (2004) ... Self
 2004 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self - Wife of John Kerry (segment "Kerry & Edwards") / Self - John's Wife (segment "John Kerry")
- Kerry & Edwards/Boosting/Man with the Golden Ears (2004) ... Self - Wife of John Kerry (segment "Kerry & Edwards")
- John Kerry/Farewell to the Queen/Doing Business with the Enemy (2004) ... Self - John's Wife (segment "John Kerry")
 2004 Paula Zahn Now (TV Series)
- Episode dated 5 January 2004 (2004) ... Self
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 2006 ...So Goes the Nation (Documentary)
 2005 This Divided State (Documentary)
 2004 Last Laugh '04 (TV Movie)
 2004 Inside the U.S. Secret Service (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Maria Teresa Thierstein Simoes-Ferreira Heinz Kerry

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(when asked of her opinion of her husband running for President)Honestly, I was a little nervous. I knew that having someone in your family run for president was a huge responsibility. I knew that it meant a lot of hard work and traveling around the country, but I also knew that John is the right man to lead this country and that this country needs him. I'm very proud of his decision to stand up ... See more »


Sister of José Pedro and Margarida Helena (1945-1963). See more »

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