Who Was JFK?

JFK, Conservative

by Ira Stoll
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 288 pp., $27.00
and numerous other books and TV programs about John F. Kennedy

Without the halo of martyrdom and the mob-and-CIA-populated conspiracy theories generated by the assassination—and without the voluptuous video record of Kennedy’s grace, charisma, and wit—would his White House tenure poll so high? Probably not. It’s telling that his death has a greater afterlife than his presidency.

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