The Kennedy Imprisonment: A Meditation on Power

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The Kennedy Imprisonment: A Meditation on Power

By Carry Wills
Atlantic/Little, Brown, 1982
310 pp. $14.95

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.

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