Prologue The Last Hurrah Joe, Jack, Bobby and Teddy The Blowtorch An Army of Mothers A Letter from Joe The Sweet-and-Sour Brother Act The Kennedy Generation Let Us Begin Ted's Turn Brothers in Arms The Impossible Dream The Reluctant Patriarch The Torchbearer A Camelot Too Far The Minotaur Four Funerals and a Wedding His Finest Hour The Fight of his Life Epilogue - The Dream Lives On
VINCENT BZDEK is the News Editor and a Features Writer at The Washington Post. He has also written for The Wall Street Journal, Wired Magazine, The Denver Post, and is the author of Woman of the House (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).
'Washington Post news editor and features writer Bzdek...delineates [the story] succinctly and compellingly...Bzdek does a fine job.' - Kirkus 'The strength of Bzdek's book is to put Kennedy's accomplishments in the context of his family history.' - St. Louis Post-Dispatch 'Vincent Bzdek is a superb writer and terrific researcher. He's gotten to the heart of what made the Kennedy brothers such a powerful force in American politics.' - Tom Cronin, author of The Paradoxes of the American Presidency 'In a timely and readable biography, Vince Bzdek describes in authoritative and colorful detail Ted Kennedy's remarkable rise from the bottom rung of the legendary Kennedy family's public service ladder to a transcendant role in American politics, government and public life.' - Len Downie, former Executive Editor of The Washington Post, and author of The Rules of the Game