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Robert Kennedy in His Own Words: The Unpublished Recollections of the Kennedy Years

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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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Bruce Kirby
Mar 15, 2017 Bruce Kirby rated it really liked it
A different take on Robert Kennedy. Laid out with his vulnerablities and strengths exposed.It really shined a new light on many of the events of the late 50s and early 60s, how difficult it was to get JFK elected, the mistakes of the administration and the difficulty in selecting the cabinet.
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Jul 04, 2011 Bev rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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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
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Amazing speeches!
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Just "WOW"!!
His thoughts on the cabinet members, Johnson, Hoover, Avril Harrimen, Bay of Pigs, Dr. King, the coup of Diem.....
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Jul 29, 2011 Kirk Bower rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Center around speeches, lectures, and personal discussions. Very insightfull
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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 ...more
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