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The Kennedy Imprisonment: A Meditation on Power

The Kennedy Imprisonment: A Meditation on Power
By Carry Wills
310 pp, Atlantic/Little, Brown, 1982
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An unrelenting, gossipy, and self-indulgent attack on the Kennedys, readable but thin. Wills depicts Joseph Kennedy as a thoroughly corrupt man and President Kennedy as his worthy successor. There is a glimmer of compassion and sympathy for Edward.