Bobby and J. Edgar

The Historic Face-Off Between the Kennedys and J. Edgar Hoover That Transformed America

by Burton Hersh

Hardcover, 612 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $28.95 | purchase

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Bobby and J. Edgar
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The Historic Face-Off Between the Kennedys and J. Edgar Hoover That Transformed America
Author
Burton Hersh

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An evaluation of the complex relationship between the Kennedy family and the former FBI director traces their early shared political years through their parallel rises and controversial deaths, in an anecdotal account that considers the roles played by such figures as Joe McCarthy, Martin Luther King, and Marilyn Monroe.