Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

By Larry Tye, Random House, New York, 608 pages, $32

, New York Law Journal


More than 48 years since his death, Robert F. Kennedy's unfinished legacy still inspires our national debate with his words and ideas. Larry Tye has written a balanced biography that examines him and his transformation from 1950s conservative to 1960s liberal icon. Exploiting tireless research and access to new archival material, the author explains with texture and perceptiveness Kennedy's evolution and why his message still matters.

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