The unfinished odyssey of Robert Kennedy

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Random House, 1969 - Biography & Autobiography - 211 pages
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User Review  - DavidWineberg - LibraryThing

Robert Kennedy was a master manager, but an uncertain, conflicted candidate. That is the essence of this inside look at the months of 1968 when RFK took on the sitting president and his own party. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

In a nutshell, Unfinished Odyssey is the campaign story of Robert Kennedy. Halberstam follows Kennedy's entire campaign from his beginning reluctance to run to his fateful ending assassination. Along ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
47
Section 3
57
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About the author (1969)

David Halberstam was born on April 10, 1934 in New York City and later attended Harvard University. After graduating in 1955, Halberstam worked at a small daily newspaper until he attained a position at the Nashville Tennessean. Halberstam has written over 20 books including The Children, a written account of his coverage of the Civil Rights Movement; The Best and Brightest, which was a bestseller; and The Game and October, 1964, both detailing his fascination of sports. Halberstam also won a Pulitzer Prize for his reports on the Vietnam War while working for the New York Times. He was killed in a car crash on April 23, 2007 at the age of 73.

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