Bobby Kennedy

Bobby Kennedy
Author by: Chris Matthews
Release: 2017-10-31
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781501111860
Language: un
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"Bobby Kennedy was a personal hero to a multitude of Americans. As the train carrying his body headed to Washington, whites and blacks alike stood along the tracks, saluting him. They loved him as a fellow patriot who believed a great country could also be a good one. Chris Matthews, the host of MSNBC's Hardball, has discovered what made him who he was...Drawing on extensive research and intimate interviews, Matthews shines a light on all the important moments of Bobby's life: his upbringing, his start in politics, his crucial role fighting for civil rights as attorney general, and his tragic run for president."--Dust jacket flap.

Bobby Kennedy

Bobby Kennedy
Author by: Larry Tye
Release: 2016
Editor: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 580
ISBN: 9780812983500
Language: en
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Draws on unpublished memoirs, unreleased government files, private papers, and interviews with Kennedy's close family and colleagues to chronicle his transformation from 1950s cold warrior to a liberal champion of the working class, the poor, and minorities.

Robert Kennedy

Robert Kennedy
Author by: Evan Thomas
Release: 2013-02-05
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9781476734569
Language: un
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He was "Good Bobby," who, as his brother Ted eulogized him, "saw wrong and tried to right it . . . saw suffering and tried to heal it." And "Bad Bobby," the ruthless and manipulative bully of countless conspiracy theories. Thomas's unvarnished but sympathetic and fair-minded portrayal is packed with new details about Kennedy's early life and his behind-the-scenes machinations, including new revelations about the 1960 and 1968 presidential campaigns, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and his long struggles with J. Edgar Hoover and Lyndon Johnson.

The Revolution of Robert Kennedy

The Revolution of Robert Kennedy
Author by: John R. Bohrer
Release: 2017-06-06
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781608199822
Language: en
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A groundbreaking account of how Robert F. Kennedy transformed horror into hope between 1963 and 1966, with style and substance that has shaped American politics ever since. On November 22nd, 1963, Bobby Kennedy received a phone call that altered his life forever. The president, his brother, had been shot. JFK would not survive. In The Revolution of Robert Kennedy, journalist John R. Bohrer focuses in intimate and revealing detail on Bobby Kennedy's life during the three years following JFK's assassination. Torn between mourning the past and plotting his future, Bobby was placed in a sudden competition with his political enemy, Lyndon Johnson, for control of the Democratic Party. No longer the president's closest advisor, Bobby struggled to find his place within the Johnson administration, eventually deciding to leave his Cabinet post to run for the U.S. Senate, and establish an independent identity. Those overlooked years of change, from hardline Attorney General to champion of the common man, helped him develop the themes of his eventual presidential campaign. The Revolution of Robert Kennedy follows him on the journey from memorializing his brother's legacy to defining his own. John R. Bohrer's rich, insightful portrait of Robert Kennedy is biography at its best--inviting readers into the mind and heart of one of America's great leaders.

Robert Kennedy and His Times

Robert Kennedy and His Times
Author by: Arthur Meier Schlesinger
Release: 2002
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 1066
ISBN: 0618219285
Language: un
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Private papers, letters, and journals shed new light on Kennedy family relationships and underlie an account of Robert Kennedy's private and public lives, the forces that shaped him, and his impact on the United States.

Robert Kennedy

Robert Kennedy
Author by: James Hilty
Release: 2000-04-04
Editor: Temple University Press
Pages: 673
ISBN: 1566397669
Language: en
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A comprehensive biography documents the political partnership between John and his younger brother, tracing Robert's tireless, shrewd management of John's campaigns and his emergence from John's shadow into a forceful public figure in his own right. UP.

Thirteen Days A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Thirteen Days  A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis
Author by: Robert F. Kennedy
Release: 2011-04-25
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0393341534
Language: un
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"A minor classic in its laconic, spare, compelling evocation by a participant of the shifting moods and maneuvers of the most dangerous moment in human history."—Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. During the thirteen days in October 1962 when the United States confronted the Soviet Union over its installation of missiles in Cuba, few people shared the behind-the-scenes story as it is told here by the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy. In this unique account, he describes each of the participants during the sometimes hour-to-hour negotiations, with particular attention to the actions and views of his brother, President John F. Kennedy. In a new foreword, the distinguished historian and Kennedy adviser Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., discusses the book's enduring importance and the significance of new information about the crisis that has come to light, especially from the Soviet Union.

RFK Jr

RFK Jr
Author by: Jerry Oppenheimer
Release: 2015-09-22
Editor: St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781250032966
Language: un
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From New York Times bestselling author Jerry Oppenheimer comes a sensational biography of the son of the legendary Senator and troubled standard bearer of America's most fabled political dynasty. Robert F. Kenned Jr. inherited his assassinated father's piercing blue eyes and Brahmin style, earning a reputation as the nation's foremost environmental activist and lawyer - the "toxic avenger" - battling corporate polluters. But in this, the most revelatory portrait ever of a Kennedy, Oppenheimer places Bobby Jr., leader of the third generation of America's royal family, under a journalistic microscope.Based on scores of exclusive, candid on-the-record interviews, public and private records, and correspondence, Jerry Oppenheimer paints a balanced, objective portrait of this virtually unaccounted-for scion of the Kennedy dynasty. Like his slain father, the iconic senator and presidential hopeful, RFK Jr. was destined for political greatness. Why it never happened is revealed in this first-ever biography of him.

Sons Brothers

Sons   Brothers
Author by: Richard D. Mahoney
Release: 1999
Editor: Arcade Publishing
Pages: 441
ISBN: 1559704802
Language: un
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An intimate and powerful portrait of the Kennedy brothers details their extraordinary bond based on their shared belief of tragic destiny, in a meticulously researched biography. 125,000 first printing.

Robert Kennedy in His Own Words

Robert Kennedy  in His Own Words
Author by: Robert F. Kennedy,Bobby Kennedy, Jr
Release: 1988
Editor: Bantam Dell Publishing Group
Pages: 493
ISBN: UOM:39015013427664
Language: un
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Kennedy offers a candid account of a turbulent era, drawn from previously unpublished conversations with famous figures of the day, including Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Edward Guthman, and Anthony Lewis

The Assassination of Robert F Kennedy

The Assassination of Robert F  Kennedy
Author by: William Turner,Jonn Christian
Release: 2006-10-30
Editor: Basic Books
Pages: 432
ISBN: 0786719796
Language: un
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Around midnight shortly after claiming victory in the California presidential primary on June 5, 1968, Senator Robert Kennedy walked into a deadly spray of gunfire. Immediately the Los Angeles Police Department concluded that the assassin, Sirhan Sirhan, had acted alone. The FBI conducted a parallel inquiry and concurred. And the vast majority of the American people accepted their opinion. In this compelling book—mysteriously suppressed on its initial publication—former FBI agent William Turner and investigative reporter Jonn Christian expose convincing evidence that Sirhan did not act alone. Based on more than ten years of intensive research, Turner and Christian raise serious questions about RFK's murder: •What was the virtually apolitical Sirhan's motive? •Why, if Sirhan was standing in front of his victim, were the fatal wounds in the back of Kennedy's head? •Why were there too many spent bullets (some the wrong size) for Sirhan's gun? •Did the LAPD discredit witnesses, try to make them alter their stories, and destroy key records? •Was Sirhan, in fact, a “Manchurian Candidate,” programmed through hypnosis either to kill Kennedy or divert attention while others did the job? The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy makes the case that the murder of RFK, and the subsequent police and government investigations, bear all the hallmarks of the conspiracy surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the resulting Warren Commission. It is a fascinating and chilling reexamination of the tragic events that undoubtedly changed the course of American history.

Vendetta

Vendetta
Author by: James Neff
Release: 2015-07-07
Editor: Little, Brown
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780316251112
Language: en
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One of America's greatest investigative reporters brings to life the gripping, no-holds-barred clash of two American titans: Robert Kennedy and his nemesis Jimmy Hoffa. From 1957 to 1964, Robert Kennedy and Jimmy Hoffa channeled nearly all of their considerable powers into destroying each other. Kennedy's battle with Hoffa burst into the public consciousness with the 1957 Senate Rackets Committee hearings and intensified when his brother named him attorney general in 1961. RFK put together a "Get Hoffa" squad within the Justice Department, devoted to destroying one man. But Hoffa, with nearly unlimited Teamster funds, was not about to roll over. Drawing upon a treasure trove of previously secret and undisclosed documents, James Neff has crafted a brilliant, heart-pounding epic of crime and punishment, a saga of venom and relentlessness and two men willing to do anything to demolish each other.

The Last Patrician

The Last Patrician
Author by: Michael Knox Beran
Release: 2015-06-16
Editor: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781250088017
Language: un
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Overview In this provocative reassessment of one of the most controversial figures of twentieth-century American politics, Michael Knox Beran shows how Bobby Kennedy was shaped by values of the aristocratic class to which he had been brought up to belong. He was one of them - until he realized that the welfare state they had helped to create at home and the empire they had helped to found abroad were undermining some of America's most cherished traditions. In denouncing the welfare system as a "second-rate set of social services" and "hand-outs," and in questioning the imperial commitments that the patricians made in places like Vietnam, Bobby Kennedy was a prophet who accurately foresaw the changing direction of American politics. Challenging the work of Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Jack Newfield, and others, Beran demonstrates that Bobby was neither a pious liberal martyr nor a would-be revolutionary. He was a man who drew on the wisdom of Emerson, the ancient Greeks, and his own father's ideas about the transformative power of free markets - and used them to create a compelling vision of a better America.

Bobby Kennedy and the New Politics

Bobby Kennedy and the New Politics
Author by: Penn Kimball
Release: 1968
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 214
ISBN: UOM:39015002639675
Language: en
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Robert F Kennedy and the Shaping of Civil Rights 1960 1964

Robert F  Kennedy and the Shaping of Civil Rights  1960  1964
Author by: Philip A. Goduti, Jr.
Release: 2012-11-03
Editor: McFarland
Pages: 251
ISBN: 9781476600871
Language: un
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From the 1960 John F. Kennedy presidential campaign to the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and the Department of Justice worked tirelessly to change the climate of civil rights in the nation. This book explores how the Kennedy brothers and leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis and James Meredith, among others, pushed for change at a critical time. Through an analysis of White House memoranda, speeches, telephone conversations and recorded discussions as well as secondary sources, this study explores Robert Kennedy’s role in key events of the civil rights movement, which include the Freedom Rides in 1961, the Ole Miss crisis in 1962 and the Birmingham campaign and March on Washington in 1963. The combined efforts of the Kennedys and these leaders helped change the atmosphere in the nation to one of acceptance and opportunity for African Americans and other minorities.

RFK

RFK
Author by: Robert F. Kennedy,C. Richard Allen,Edwin O. Guthman
Release: 2018-05-01
Editor: HarperCollins
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9780062834119
Language: un
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In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of Robert Francis Kennedy’s death, an inspiring collection of his most famous speeches accompanied by commentary from notable historians and public figures. Twenty-five years after Bobby Kennedy was assassinated, RFK: His Words for Our Times, a celebration of Kennedy’s life and legacy, was published to enormous acclaim. Now, a quarter century later, this classic volume has been thoroughly edited and updated. Through his own words we get a direct and intimate perspective on Kennedy’s views on civil rights, social justice, the war in Vietnam, foreign policy, the desirability of peace, the need to eliminate poverty, and the role of hope in American politics. Here, too, is evidence of the impact of those he knew and worked with, including his brother John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Cesar Chavez, among others. The tightly curated collection also includes commentary about RFK’s legacy from major historians and public figures, among them Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Eric Garcetti, William Manchester, Elie Wiesel, and Desmond Tutu. Assembled with the full cooperation of the Kennedy family, RFK: His Words for Our Times is a potent reminder of Robert Kennedy’s ability to imagine a greater America—a faith and vision we could use today.

The Politics of Hate from John Kennedy to Bobby Kennedy

The Politics of Hate  from John Kennedy to Bobby Kennedy
Author by: Anonim
Release: 1968
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 63
ISBN: STANFORD:36105033891933
Language: en
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Bombshell

Bombshell
Author by: Mike Rothmiller,Douglas Thompson
Release: 2021-07-08
Editor: Ad Lib Publishers Ltd
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781913543600
Language: un
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‘Bobby called. He’s coming to California. He wants to see me.’ Drawing on secret police files, Marilyn Monroe's private diary and never before published first-hand testimony, this book proves that Robert Kennedy was directly responsible for her death. It details the legendary star's tumultuous personal involvement with him and his brother, President John Kennedy, and how they sought to silence her. The new evidence and testimony is provided by Mike Rothmiller who, as a detective of the Organized Crime Intelligence Division (OCID) of the LAPD, had direct personal access to hundreds of secret LAPD files on exactly what happened at Marilyn Monroe’s Californian home on August 5, 1962. With his training and investigator’s knowledge, Rothmiller used that secret information to get to the heart of the matter, to the people who were there the night Marilyn died – two of whom played major roles in the cover-up – and the wider conspiracy to protect the Kennedys at all costs. There will be those with doubts, but to them, the lawman – who directed international intelligence operations targeting organized crime – says the printed, forensic and oral evidence are totally convincing. He insists: ‘If I presented my evidence in any court of law, I’d get a conviction.’

The Kennedy Brothers

The Kennedy Brothers
Author by: Richard D. Mahoney
Release: 2011-05
Editor: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Pages: 441
ISBN: 9781611450484
Language: en
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Books about the Kennedys are legion. Yet missing until now has been the exploration of the bond between Jack and Bobby, and the part that it played in their rise and fall. Eight years apart in age, they were wildly different in temperament and sensibility. Jack was the born leader—charismatic, ironic, capable of extraordinary growth and reach, yet also pathologically reckless. Bobby was the fearless, hardworking Boy Scout—unafraid of dirty work and ruthless about protecting his brother and destroying their enemies. Jack, it was said, was the first Irish Brahman, Bobby the last Irish Puritan. As Mahoney demonstrates with brilliant clarity in this impeccably documented, magisterial book, the Kennedys lived their days of power in dangerous, trackless territory. The revolution in Cuba had created a poisonous cauldron of pro- and anti-Castro forces, the CIA, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI, and the Mafia. Mahoney gives us Jack and Bobby in all their hubris and humanity, youthfulness and fatalism. Here is American history as it unfolds. The Kennedy Brothers is a fresh and masterful account of the men whose legacy continues to hold the American imagination. Originally published under the title Sons and Brothers.

Who Killed Bobby

Who Killed Bobby
Author by: Shane O'Sullivan
Release: 2008
Editor: Union Square Press
Pages: 551
ISBN: 9781402754449
Language: un
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An investigation of the assassination of Robert Kennedy details the events of June 5, 1968, and discusses evidence suggesting that convicted assassin Sirhan Sirhan did not act alone and may have been part of a conspiracy.