Read it at your leisure by your bedside, and be prepared to be enlightened.
Had Dahrendorf thought about extending a Societas Erasmiana of great liberals to his own age cohort, he no doubt would have included Daniel Patrick Moynihan.
I'd have to say that this is like curling up with chocolate on a winter day..... A treat!
Moynihan is always terrific company---would that
there was another soon!
The shining star that was D.P. Moynihan served his country (and himself) at a time when a modicum of literacy was pre-requisite for reaching the highest levels of socio-political... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Cecil Humphrey
I had the pleasure of working on Sen. Moynihan's staff in the early 1990s. His grasp of and interest in a wide range of topics was evident on a day-to-day basis in both his... Read morePublished on July 7, 2012 by zeke
The problem with "Portraits in Letters" is that if there is not an enlighten driving driving force behind the production, the end result will lack cohesiveness and the reader's... Read morePublished on February 12, 2012 by Danny Cote
This book is worth reading for Steven Weisman's introduction to Daniel Patrick Moynihan alone. Senator Moynihan is a fascinating self-made figure in American politics and letters... Read morePublished on April 25, 2011 by Joseph C. Kusnan
Pat Moynihan was a prolific writer who served in government in a variety of roles for over forty years. Read morePublished on April 22, 2011 by Stephen T. Hopkins
More than ever, we need this man. But at least we have this sumptuous book that reflects his best efforts to think and act in a political zone free of liberal cant and... Read morePublished on April 15, 2011 by J. Farrell
I did not approach this book as an admirer of Moynihan. Rather, I had read some of his early influential work and he had been a part of the political background of my life from... Read morePublished on January 30, 2011 by Richard A. Jenkins
He had the insight to see and understand the cultural holocaust that was being perpetrated on the African-American. Read morePublished on January 5, 2011 by TheProphetFromTrailopen.com