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Edward Kennedy : an intimate biography

Author: Burton Hersh
Publisher: Berkeley : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A historian and journalist combines extensive research with observations from his long-time acquaintance with Kennedy to recount the influential senator's life, including the Chappaquiddick accident and Kennedy's behind-the-scenes efforts to bring down Nixon.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hersh, Burton.
Edward Kennedy.
Berkeley : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2010
(DLC) 2010017799
(OCoLC)515407707
Named Person: Edward M Kennedy; Edward M Kennedy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Burton Hersh
ISBN: 9781582438511 158243851X
OCLC Number: 688506467
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 654 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Also by Burton Hersh; Dedication; Contents; Preface; BOOK ONE --
the initiation of the minotaur; c h a p t e r i; 1. Origins; 2. Honey Fitz and P.J.; 3. Joe; c h a p t e r i i; 1. Fortune-building; 2. Teddy; 3. The Superior Older Brothers; 4. Last-born; 5. Joey; 6. Atonement; 7. Adolescence; c h a p t e r i i i; 1. Congress; 2. Cold War; 3. The Congressman; 4. The Kennedy Machine; 5. School Days; 6. The Cheating Scandal; 7. Vice President; 8. Law School; 9. Campaign Manager; c h a p t e r i v; 1. Joe; 2. The Proconsul; 3. Joan; 4. Career; 5. The Cheating Scandal; 6. McCormack; c h a p t e r v. 1. Apprenticeship2. The Crash; c h a p t e r v i; 1. Status; 2. Prerogatives; 3. Immigration; 4. Voting Rights; 5. Morrissey; c h a p t e r v i i; 1. A Sniffer for Issues; 2. Two Senators Kennedy; 3. Bobby; c h a p t e r v i i i; 1. The Hamlet Phase; 2. Indiana; 3. The Primaries; 4. Los Angeles; c h a p t e r i x; 1. Recovery; 2. Temptation; 3. The Whip; 4. Law and Order; 5. Alaska; 6. Gargan's Party; c h a p t e r x; 1. The Crawl Back; 2. Chappaquiddick.
Responsibility: Burton Hersh.

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A historian and journalist combines extensive research with observations from his long-time acquaintance with Kennedy to recount the influential senator's life, including the Chappaquiddick accident and Kennedy's behind-the-scenes efforts to bring down Nixon.

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