In a new book, former reporter at The Boston Globe, explores Bobby Kennedy's political and personal transformation and asks what lessons it provides for an equally divided modern day America. In this exclusive excerpt, Tye suggests Bobby's metamorphosis mirrored that which the US was undergoing as it moved from the 1950s self-satisfied era of Eisenhower to the tumultuous 1960s.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
Tue, 03 May, 2016
ANY student of the Kennedy dynasty knows all about the father figure, Joe Kennedy, who shaped and warped the lives of his children through his determination to live vicariously through them and ensure that each should fulfill his ambitions.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2011
President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy at Senator Edward Kennedy’s funeral, a White House source said, in a tribute to the last political elder of the family that fascinated Americans with its ambition, style, idealism and tragedies for decades.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2009
McCreevy explained he was objecting to Haughey’s leadership because there had been a lowering of political standards, mishandling of the economy, as well as the party’s failure to secure a majority in two successive general elections.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2007