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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" reviews by on April 17, 2017
Library Journal

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Booklist

Filed in "Kennedy and King" reviews 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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Publishers Weekly

Filed in "Kennedy and King" reviews by on April 14, 2017

Levingston (Little Demon in the City of Light), nonfiction book editor at the Washington Post, comprehensively evaluates the antagonistic interplay of Martin Luther King Jr. and President John F. Kennedy during the civil rights movement.

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New York Times Book Review

Filed in "Little Demon" Reviews by on May 25, 2014

“Levingston has unearthed a whopper of a story, and lovingly crafted a dense, lyrical yarn that hits the true-crime trifecta of setting, story and so-what.”

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Seattle Times

Filed in "Little Demon" Reviews by on March 30, 2014

“Fascinating . . . a terrific story and one well told. . . . The description of the trial itself is priceless.”

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New York Times Magazine

Filed in "Little Demon" Reviews by on March 29, 2014

Brief mention in NYT Magazine: “You’re Getting Very Murder-y.”

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The Wall Street Journal

Filed in "Little Demon" Reviews by on March 16, 2014

Mr. Levingston, who . . . knows a good story when he sees one, has given it a richly enjoyable telling. Its lurid and improbable plot twists are expertly transposed into a breathless true-crime thriller set against a sumptuous evocation of the boulevards, nightclubs and boudoirs of Belle Époque Paris.

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New York Daily News

Filed in "Little Demon" Reviews by on March 9, 2014

“A highly colorful and expertly reported account of the crime and the times.”

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