45th out of 111 books — 74 voters
Robert Kennedy in His Own Words: The Unpublished Recollections of the Kennedy Years
Published 20 years after his death, here are Robert Kennedy's startlingly candid recollections of what went on behind the Camelot curtain--everything from the Bay of Pigs and Cuban Missile Crisis to first-hand observations about Khruschev, early Civil Rights, and Lyndon Johnson. 16 pages of photos.
Hardcover, 493 pages
Published May 1st 1988 by Bantam
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There are some books that are right for certain times. Certain books that if you don't read them as a child, you won't ever appreciate properly if you try to read them as an adult. Books that when you pick them up and read them affect you in such a way that they never would have if you'd read them a year ago...or a year from now. For me I think, Robert Kennedy: In His Own Words is such a book. When I was in high school I did a huge research paper on Robert Kennedy. I got really interested and st...more
Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, also called RFK, was the United States Attorney General from 1961 to 1964 and a US Senator from New York from 1965 until his assassination in 1968. He was one of US President John F. Kennedy's younger brothers, and also one of his most trusted advisors and worked closely with the president during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He also made a significant contribution to t...moreMore about Robert F. Kennedy...