The Torch Is Passed: The Kennedy Brothers and American Liberalism

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The Torch Is Passed: The Kennedy Brothers and American Liberalism

By David Burner and Thomas R. West
Atheneum, 1984
253 pp. $16.65
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The authors see John as a politician first and a liberal afterward; Robert as moving to the left out of conviction, not mere expediency; and Edward as the hardworking heir. The domestic side is handled with a surer touch than foreign policy.