Bobby Kennedy Book Summary : In Chris Matthews’s New York Times bestselling portrait of Robert F. Kennedy, “Readers witness the evolution of Kennedy’s soul. Through tragedy after tragedy we find the man humanized” (Associated Press). With his bestselling biography Jack Kennedy, Chris Matthews profiled of one of America’s most beloved Presidents and the patriotic spirit that defined him. Now, with Bobby Kennedy, Matthews provides “insight into [Bobby’s] spirit and what drove him to greatness” (New York Journal of Books) in his gripping, in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at one of the great figures of the American twentieth century. Overlooked by his father, and overshadowed by his war-hero brother, Bobby Kennedy was a perpetual underdog. When he had the chance to become a naval officer like his older brother, Bobby turned it down, choosing instead to join the Navy as a common sailor. It was a life-changing experience that led him to connect with voters from all walks of life: young and old, black and white, rich and poor. They were the people who turned out for him in his 1968 campaign. RFK would prove himself to be the rarest of politicians—both a pragmatist who knew how to get the job done and an unwavering idealist who could inspire millions. Drawing on extensive research and interviews, Matthews pulls back the curtain on the private world of Robert Francis Kennedy. Matthew illuminates the important moments of his life: from his early years and his start in politics, to his crucial role as attorney general in his brother’s administration and, finally, his tragic run for president. This definitive book brings Bobby Kennedy to life like never before.
Bobby Kennedy Book Summary : History remembers Robert F. Kennedy as a racial healer, a tribune for the poor, and the last progressive knight. But Kennedy-nurtured on the rightist orthodoxies of his dynasty-building father-started his public life as counsel to the left-baiting, table-thumping Senator Joseph McCarthy. A bare-knuckled political operative who masterminded his brother's whatever-it-takes bids for senator and president, Kennedy okayed FBI wiretaps of Martin Luther King Jr. and cloak-and-dagger operations against communist Cuba that included blowing up railroad bridges, sabotaging crops, and plotting the elimination of President Fidel Castro. Remembered now as a rare optimist in an age of political cynicism, RFK's profoundly moving journey from cold warrior to hot-blooded liberal also offers a lens into two of the most chaotic and confounding decades of twentieth century America.
Robert Kennedy Book Summary : 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 Book Summary : 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 Book Summary : 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.
Sons & Brothers Book Summary : 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.
|Author||: Milkyway Media|
|Publisher||: Milkyway Media|
|Release Date||: 2018-08-30|
|Pages||: 34 pages|
Summary of Chris Matthews’s Bobby Kennedy by Milkyway Media Book Summary : Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit(2017) by Chris Matthews, the host of MSNBC’s Hardball, chronicles the life of Robert F. Kennedy, the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy and a political force in his own right. The Kennedy brothers were third-generation Irish-American Catholics from a wealthy Massachusetts family… Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.
Bobby Kennedy Off-guard Book Summary :
When I Think of Bobby Book Summary : "One of America's best reporters has written superbly and with warmth, humor and insight about one of our most interesting political leaders, Bobby Kennedy, and his times".--Dan Rather. A good friend of Bobby Kennedy, Warren Rogers now offers a unique glimpse into Bobby's personal life. From the author of Sea Shepherd. Photos.
|Release Date||: 1968|
|Pages||: 63 pages|
The Politics of Hate: from John Kennedy to Bobby Kennedy Book Summary :
Make Gentle the Life of this World Book Summary : A volume compiled by Kennedy's youngest son offers writings recorded in the slain politician's personal journals throughout the 1960s
To Seek a Newer World Book Summary : These essays by Robert F. Kennedy, which grew out of speeches, travel and his experience as Attorney General and a United States Senator, pose a simple question for America and consequently for the free world, in the 60s and 70s: Are you willing to dare? Today's challenges are awesome in scope and baffling in complexity. A military coup in Brazil may effect the entire hemisphere and endanger the Alliance for Progress. Riots and decay in the American cities pose the dangers of war in the streets, and a permanent alienation of black and white America. Vietnam raises the possibility of recurrent draining conflict, with a huge and unknown China beyond. And overall loom the new weapons of war, threatening at every moment to destroy all they were designed to defend. But for all the problems, says the author, our fortunes need not and cannot be surrendered to an inscrutable fate. The question posed is not to America's resources, not to their ability, but to their commitment and character. This is the question Robert Kennedy repeatedly addresses in To Seek a Newer World. As a major architect of positions and policies at home and abroad since 1961, he is candid in assessing his countries shortcomings and mistakes. Yet his call for a new ordering of national priorities is a hopeful one - to match American heritage and power with a new effort and will - to seek a newer world for the United States and for the community of man.
Who Killed Bobby? Book Summary : 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.
Case Computer Bobby Kennedy Book Summary :
Robert Kennedy and His Times Book Summary : 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.