He said he immediately became worried when he was told Kennedy
was solo at the controls.
, portraying him as a reckless, often-immoral cad who accepted the aid of mobsters to steal the 1960 presidential election, became obsessed with the need to assassinate Fidel Castro and, against his better judgment, steered the United States deeper into the Vietnam War so as not to appear weak in his campaign for a second term.
The 43-year-old Kennedy
, a lawyer who has had highly publicized bouts with drinking and drugs, says he has discussed his problem with his two young children.
and you really feel violated,'' said Kennedy
, a full-time fund-raiser for the American Red Cross.
Cousin William Kennedy
Smith, his mother, Jean Kennedy
Smith and Patricia Lawford were among the guests.
that Joseph Kennedy
bought for $6,400 - the house where JFK was born in 1917 (and some of us have a tough time accepting that Kennedy
would now be 78 years old).
At once stodgy and delirious, unexpectedly brilliant and brilliantly spurious, appropriately world historical and facetiously ahistoric, Shooting Kennedy
is a book that, Lubin suggests, advances its own conspiracy theory by elaborating "an endless series of previously unnoticed" connections.
, still in blood-spattered clothes, accompanied Johnson, along with her husband's casket, for the flight back to Washington.
, administration officials Robert McNamara and Arthur Schlesinger, White House photographer Cecil Stroughton, Nikita Khrushchev's interpreter Viktor Sukhodrev, historians, journalists and even Cuban refugees.
, he writes, "was a Zelig of power--at the vortex, it seemed, of every crisis of the 1960s.
, as he's played by Bruce Greenwood, is a thoughtful yet somehow fragile figure; he needs buffers, handlers, and intermediaries like a turtle needs a shell.
Despite it all, our sense of the magic and the mystery of John and Robert Kennedy
has lingered on.