By Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Before his 4 phrases as Senator from manhattan, Moynihan served in key positions lower than Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford. His letters supply a rare window into specific moments in background, from his emotions of loss at JFK's assassination, to his passionate pleas to Nixon to not make Vietnam a Nixon warfare, to his frustrations over healthcare and welfare reform through the Clinton era.
This booklet showcases the unbridled diversity of Moynihan's mind and pursuits, his appreciation for his materials, his well known wit, and his heat even for people with whom he profoundly disagreed. Its book is an important literary event.
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