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

Filed in "Kennedy and King" reviews by on June 25, 2017
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 face and barked at him to get up.

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

Filed in "Kennedy and King" reviews by on June 25, 2017
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.”

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Newsday: Books on Kennedy

Filed in "Kennedy and King" reviews by on June 13, 2017

Much has been written about both John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., but this book . . .

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In conversation on C-SPAN2 Book TV, talking Kennedy and King

Filed in Interviews by on June 11, 2017
In conversation on C-SPAN2 Book TV, talking Kennedy and King

Watch the discussion here.

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Washington Post: Kennedy and King is “an important, new book” and “simply riveting”

Filed in "Kennedy and King" reviews by on June 8, 2017
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.”

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

Filed in "Kennedy and King" reviews by on June 6, 2017
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 . . .

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My piece on ESPN’s The Undefeated: Jackie Robinson and JFK on civil rights — Two men divided by a common country

Filed in Uncategorized by on June 5, 2017

https://theundefeated.com/features/jackie-robinson-jfk-on-civil-rights/

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USA Today — New and Noteworthy Books includes Kennedy and King

Filed in "Kennedy and King" reviews by on June 4, 2017
USA Today — New and Noteworthy Books includes Kennedy and King

What it’s about: Examines the complicated relationship between President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr.

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My brief appearance on CBS This Morning — Bob Schieffer’s report on JFK’s mastery of television

Filed in Interviews by on May 29, 2017

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/how-john-f-kennedy-used-tv-to-connect-with-americans/

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My Washington Post Magazine article: Masters of their medium — JFK on TV, Trump on Twitter

Filed in Uncategorized by on May 18, 2017

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/jfk-on-tv-trump-on-twitter-and-the-shaping-of-two-presidential-legacies/2017/05/15/08c60ed8-1eed-11e7-be2a-3a1fb24d4671_story.html?utm_term=.2a9b9ae04d28

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