Perfect Villains, Imperfect Heroes: Robert F. Kennedy's War Against Organized Crime

Couverture
Capital Books, 2002 - 359 pages
..."a compelling piece of work, strongly evocative of an era that seems, more and more, to have been one of the most extraordinary periods in our history . The unions, the mobs, the plots, the characters."Don DeLillo
 

Avis des internautes - Rédiger un commentaire

PERFECT VILLAINS, IMPERFECT HEROES: Robert F. Kennedy's War Against Organized Crime

Avis d'utilisateur  - Kirkus

Washington lawyer and filmmaker Goldfarb on his experiences in the Kennedy Justice Department during Kennedy's war on organized crime. In 1961 President Kennedy steamrollered the opposition of almost ... Consulter l'avis complet

Perfect villains, imperfect heroes: Robert F. Kennedy's war against organized crime

Avis d'utilisateur  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Goldfarb, a former Justice Department lawyer, provides an insightful account of Robert F. Kennedy's tenure as U.S. attorney general and his crusade against organized crime. While Goldfarb focuses on ... Consulter l'avis complet

Pages sélectionnées

Table des matières

Acknowledgments
xi
Authors Note
xiii
Preface
xv
Introduction
xix
The Father Within
3
Recruitment of a Rookie Prosecutor
15
The Emergence of Robert Kennedy
22
Learning on the Job
53
Labor and the Rackets
177
Round Two in Newport
203
A Meeting in Kennedys Office
244
Hidden Villains Tragic Heroes
258
Justice and Passion A Portrait of Robert Kennedy as Attorney General
300
Notes
331
Selected Bibliography
339
Questions to Ponder
345

My Turn in Newport Kentucky
82
A Repite in Washington
124
Politics in Justice
155

Autres éditions - Tout afficher

Expressions et termes fréquents

Informations bibliographiques