New York Times: How Martin Luther King Persuaded John Kennedy to Support the Civil Rights Cause

New York Times: How Martin Luther King Persuaded John Kennedy to Support the Civil Rights Cause Early in this absorbing history, Steven Levingston tells the story of John F. Kennedy’s telephone call to one Coretta Scott King two weeks before the 1960 presidential election. ... Read More

TIME: John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Phone Call That Changed History

TIME: John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Phone Call That Changed History Before dawn, on Wednesday, October 26, 1960, Martin Luther King Jr. was sleeping in a prison cell in DeKalb County, Georgia, when sheriff deputies aimed their flashlight beams into his ... Read More

Christian Science Monitor: ‘Kennedy and King’ portrays two giants of 1960s

Christian Science Monitor: ‘Kennedy and King’ portrays two giants of 1960s "... thanks to Levingston's impressive narrative skills, the spectacle of this president confronting the most divisive issue of his day is consistently fascinating." ... Read More

Washington Post: Kennedy and King is “simply riveting”

Washington Post: Kennedy and King is “an important, new book” and “simply riveting” "Comparing and contrasting disparate historical figures can easily be artificial, misleading, even gimmicky. Steven Levingston, however, has walked this tightrope magnificently." ... Read More

New York Post: ‘Kennedy and King’ may be hottest book of the summer

New York Post: ‘Kennedy and King’ may be hottest book of the summer “Kennedy and King” by Steven Levingston, has a 50,000-copy first printing — and some industry observers are already picking it to turn into one of the hot political books of a long tumultuous summer . . . ... Read More