Edward M. Kennedy: A Biography MOBI ï Kennedy: A

Edward M. Kennedy: A Biography MOBI ï Kennedy: A I have read several books about the Kennedy family Edward M Kennedy by Adam Clymer is an excellent biography for those readers who want to knowabout him, personally and professionally.Some biographies concentrateon one aspect of someone s life, but the author strikes a good balance between the triumphs and tragedies in Edward M Kennedy s personal life and his accomplishments in the United States Senate I learned so muchabout this extraordinary man and his enormous contribut I have read several books about the Kennedy family Edward M Kennedy by Adam Clymer is an excellent biography for those readers who want to knowabout him, personally and professionally.Some biographies concentrateon one aspect of someone s life, but the author strikes a good balance between the triumphs and tragedies in Edward M Kennedy s personal life and his accomplishments in the United States Senate I learned so muchabout this extraordinary man and his enormous contribution to the American people through his years of public service Somehow, he is muchreal to me after reading this book.If you re looking for a short and sweet presentation, this is not the book for you This biography is informative, lengthy, detailed and well researched Edward M Kennedy is one of the most influential senators in Congress For the lastyears, he s played a major role in events ranging from the Vietnam War to Supreme Court confirmations He s also been closely associated with issues such as health care, civil rights and campaign finance reform More than the foremost lawmaker and best orator in the Senate, he s enthralled and disappointed a generation who saw him as the keeper of his famous brothers flame He s seen America and her politics change in drastic ways In this definitive biography, New York Times Washington Editor Adam Clymer draws an in depth portrait of this complex man Through interviews with Kennedy, and the people close to him, he places Kennedy s career in a historical perspective, and observes how Kennedy s personal life has affected his political performance The Senator has dealt with his infamous legacy, struggled to overcome the Chappaquiddick incident, and handled spectacular failures as well as many truimphs He s one of the few old fashioned liberals who has held the Democratic Party to its principles, and is a hero to many This is a unique, enormously readable chronicle of one of the most fascinating political figures of our time Having read a few biographies on Ted Kennedy and the Kennedy brothers, I found Clymer s edition to be the most well balanced For a subject that has supporters and detractors of equal strength, Clymer covers Ted Kennedy without glossing over the controversial areas or puffing up the successes of his life I d recommend this to anyone looking for a fair review of Ted Kennedy. Can t help but be fascinated by this family. NO A man of real wealth living a life in high society, but dedicating his political life to the welfare of average America We needof his ilk in this testing time. I really am enjoying this book but when I read it on the weekends or before going to bed, it makes me feel like I m at work

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