I have no grand delusions about the Kennedy’s. Camelot was a myth. There was scheming and dirty deals made. But there is something that enchants me about RFK. (Could be that Kennedy hair.)
He was by no means perfect. Men who die young have all the priviledge of being immortalized for deeds not yet done, while men who grow old must suffer the torment of making mistakes.
The more I read about him, the more I like him, warts and all. And I have read a lot about the man!!! Arthur Schlesinger Jr. may have been one of the good old boys in the Kennedy circle, but he tells a pretty accurate story in “Robert Kennedy and His Times.”
I have always loved history. Events told in retrospection always seem more interesting. Maybe that is why I like him so much. I can learn the good and the bad of it, making him more a man. A human male with failings, rather than a paragon of virtue.
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