The Dark Side of Camelot

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Wheeler Pub., 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 714 pages
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In this groundbreaking book, award-winning investigative journalist Seymour M. Hersh shows us a John F. Kennedy we have never seen before, a man insulated from the normal consequences of behavior long before he entered the White House. His father, Joe, set the pattern with an arrogance and cunning that have never been fully appreciated: Kennedys could do exactly what they wanted, and could evade any charge brought against them. Kennedys wrote their own moral code.

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User Review  - Tom Hannis - Goodreads

A hard pill to swallow about the man most responsible for sparking my interest in a career in public service. My heart says "no, no." But this seems a meticulously researched work, and Hersh does not ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bebe - Goodreads

This book is awesome. I am so disappointed in Jack Kennedy, he was nothing but a "pretty face", a crook thru and thru and that goes for his brother as well. This book should be required reading for all high school students. Read full review


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Seymour M. Hersh has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, four George Polk Awards, and more than a dozen other prizes, many of them for his work at the New York Times. In 2004, he won a National Magazine Award for public interest for his pieces on intelligence and the Iraq war. He lives in Washington, D.C. Chain of Command is his eighth book.

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