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True compass : a memoir

Author: Edward Moore Kennedy; John Bedford Lloyd
Publisher: New York : Hachette Audio, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edward M. ("Ted") Kennedy, was first elected as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts in 1962, after playing a key role in his brother John's Presidential campaign. " In 2004 he began interviews at the Miller Center of the Univ. of Virginia for an oral history project about his life. Since then he has drawn from his fifty years of contemporaneous notes from personal diaries and worked closely on this book with ... Ron  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Edward Moore Kennedy
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Moore Kennedy; John Bedford Lloyd
ISBN: 9781600247545 1600247547
OCLC Number: 762181826
Notes: "Includes a PDF file of historical photographs from Ted Kennedy's life and an exclusive video interview with the Senator."-- Container.
Unabridged.
Credits: Produced by John McElroy; directed by Scott Sherrat and John McElroy.
Performer(s): Read by John Bedford Lloyd.
Description: 17 sound discs (18 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact discs.
Contents: The torch --
Family. Safe harbor ; No crying in this house ; Wartime London ; Boarding school boy ; The Harvard screwup --
Brotherhood. Kennedy for President ; Becoming a politician ; The New Frontier ; Drinks with the Senator ; 1963 ; Falling to earth ; Thunder ; Bobby --
On my own. the shock of silence ; The hospital ; Nixonian radicals ; Backlash in Boston ; Sailing against the wind ; The Reagan years ; The family business --
Renewal. the woman who changed my life ; Campaigning for political survival ; The Clinton years ; The living Rose ; Senator ; Perseverance.
Responsibility: Edward M. Kennedy.

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For the first time, one of America's greatest leaders tells his personal story - of his legendary family, politics, and fifty years at the centre of national events  Read more...

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"In bringing Kennedy's sweeping memoir to life, John Bedford Lloyd conveys an intimacy and sincerity that allows for reverence without idolatry...Bonus features include a video interview, largely a Read more...

 
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