Burton Hersh, author of "Edward Kennedy: An Intimate Biography"

10/21/10 Robert Lorei
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Burton Hersh first met Ted Kennedy when they were undergraduates at Harvard. Hersh has written for Esquire and the New York Times and has covered the Kennedy family for years. In this new book, Hersh draws on his close association with Ted Kennedy to reveal a lot behind Chappaquiddick, Watergate, Ted's private life and his emergence as one of the most effective US senators in recent memory. The book is EDWARD KENNEDY: AN INTIMATE BIOGRAPHY (Counterpoint Press). Hersh will be speaking this Saturday at the Times Festival of Reading.

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