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Newsday: Books on Kennedy

Filed in "Kennedy and King" 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 "Kennedy and King", 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" 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" 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" 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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Library Journal

Filed in "Kennedy and King" by on April 17, 2017
Library Journal

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Booklist

Filed in "Kennedy and King" by on April 17, 2017

In January 1963, African Americans earnestly hoped in vain for decisive federal action to mark the 100th anniversary of Lincoln’s signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, action giving belated substance to Lincoln’s promissory note. Levingston here recounts the story of how those cruelly disappointed hopes surged anew just five months later when . . .

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