THE NEXT KENNEDY by Margaret Laing

THE NEXT KENNEDY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

After de Toledano's halberd attack and Dick Schaap's house organ release. Robert Kennedy has something different going for him in this close-up based on a three week visit with the Senator and his family and some 80 interviews of friends and associates. While this British woman's magazine editor never joined the dithyrambic female partisans who are claimed to have said ""while I might.....with him, I'd never vote for him,"" she is clearly attracted by his intriguing presence. Much of this has been previously exposed--Robert Kennedy's fatalistic belief that the forces of history and chance will deny him the presidency, for example. But she is predictably good in discussing Kennedy's relationship with his wife, his own family, and the Kennedy clan...i.e. elevated tattletale not much above the market she represents.

Pub Date: Feb. 1st, 1967
Publisher: Coward-McCann