Even the good guys come out looking rather shabby in all his books.
If you're searching for a fresh analysis and interpretation of these two icons in American history, this is the book for you.
I am still reading it but based on what I have read so far I would highly recommend this book to any student of history.
The complicated relationship between Nixon and Kennedy is very interesting.
I realized, reading this book, that I am not able to handle the truth.
I suggest you read all of Chris Matthews books in chronological order. I did not and in some of the books we does take the liberty of using material from other books. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Bruce Olitzky
I had no idea there was this intense rivalry between the two or that Nixon was so obsessed with the Kennedys so much so that Watergate could be directly traced to this paranoia,... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jerri Libert
An interesting treatment of an historical political rivalry during a formative time for our nation. I remember the headlines as a teenager but only now can see the backscriptPublished 14 months ago by Michael H
Of all the books published on these two presidents, this book brings us first contact as equals, beginning their respective political careers. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Robert E. Dennis
JFK was a playboy who never passed a piece of legislation. His book PT-103 won awards since his dad Joesph Kennedy paid off the writer's. Read morePublished 17 months ago by D Donald Snyder
Skip this book, unless you feel the need for reassurance that all of our recent Presidents have been, underneath, honorable, goodly men. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Mark Tracy
Christopher Matthews book is a very intriguing story about two politicians both of whom had very high political aspirations -----------the Office of President of the United... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Fred Onorato
Maybe because I was born in 1960,so didn't see this first hand-and had liberal democratic parents who LOVED JFK,I was raised hearing nothing but great things about him. Read morePublished on February 20, 2013 by Beth