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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Well researched and written. - Goodreads
Profoundly disturbing, exceptionally researched. - Goodreads
Hersh did his research and you can tell in this book. - Goodreads

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Seymour Hersh's THE DARK SIDE OF CAMELOT came out almost 20 years ago now and was quite a sensation with its tabloid tales of lying, manipulating, and infidelity by John F. Kennedy during his rise to ... Read full review

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I was expecting more from Hersh. There was a lot of information, repetition, footnotes, but only a few verifiable sources. It is quite true it felt more like a 500-page article than a political ... 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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