Bobby and J. Edgar Revised Edition: The Historic Face-Off Between the Kennedys and J. Edgar Hoover that Transformed America

Basic Books, 2008 M06 3 - 320 páginas

In this riveting account of the explosive relationship between Robert F. Kennedy and J. Edgar Hoover, renowned journalist and author Burton Hersh sets their highly publicized clashes in the context of Joe Kennedy’s ongoing manipulation of Congress and his children’s careers, and his lifelong connections to organized crime. Theirs was a unique triumvirate, marked by conflict and betrayal, and culminating in a near-Shakespearean tragedy. Based on compelling new research, and told in gripping anecdotal style, Hersh chronicles the complex relationship between the two antagonists, from their early brushes during the McCarthy years to their controversial deaths.

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BOBBY AND J. EDGAR: The Bitter Face-Off Between the Kennedys and Hoover

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Veteran Kennedy chronicler Hersh (The Shadow President, 1997, etc.) examines the poisonous dynamic between Attorney General and FBI director.Throughout his three-year tenure as AG, President Kennedy's ... Leer comentario completo

Bobby and J. Edgar: the historic face-off between the Kennedys and J. Edgar Hoover that transformed America

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The visible feud between RFK and President Johnson meant that there was less focus on the bad blood between RFK and J. Edgar Hoover. Longtime Kennedy watcher Hersh (The Old Boys: The American Elite ... Leer comentario completo

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Burton Hersh, a journalist and historian, has chronicled the Kennedy family for over thirty-five years. His 1992 book The Old Boys, about the origins of the CIA, was widely praised. He lives in New Hampshire and Florida.

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