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Bobby Kennedy

The Making of a Liberal Icon

by Larry Tye

Hardcover, 580 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $32 |


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The Making of a Liberal Icon
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Draws on unpublished memoirs, unreleased government files, private papers, and interviews with Kennedy's close family and colleagues to chronicle his transformation from 1950s cold warrior to a liberal champion of the working class, the poor, and minorities.

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From 'Runt Of The Litter' To 'Liberal Icon,' The Story Of Robert Kennedy

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