85 days: the last campaign of Robert Kennedy

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Quill, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 365 pages
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Chronicles the primary campaign and offers a study of both the man involved and the American political system at work

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Review: 85 Days: The Last Campaign of Robert Kennedy

User Review  - Chris Schaffer - Goodreads

Great great great read. Couldn't put it down. A very well paced book that takes you through the agonizing decision RFK made to run and then takes you through the 85 days from the first days on the ... Read full review

Review: 85 Days: The Last Campaign of Robert Kennedy

User Review  - GH Monroe - Goodreads

This book focused (obviously, by the title) on Robert Kennedy's last campaign. The book went into the political wheelings and dealings that went on during those years. It went into how personalities ... Read full review


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About the author (1988)

Jules Witcover, syndicated by (Chicago) Tribune Media Services, has written on politics for the Newhouse Newspapers, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Washington Star, and the Baltimore Sun. He has written more than a dozen books, including 85 Days: The Last Campaign of Robert Kennedy; The Resurrection of Richard Nixon; Marathon: The Pursuit of the Presidency 1972--1976; Crapshoot: Rolling the Dice on the Vice Presidency; The Year the Dream Died: Revisiting 1968 in America; No Way to Pick a President: How Money and Hired Guns Have debased American Elections; and, most recently, Party of the People: A History of the Democrats.

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