Ted Sorensen

Monday, November 01, 2010

If we remember the words of John F. Kennedy’s speeches, it’s in large part thanks to Theodore Sorensen.  But Sorensen was far more than just a speechwriter—he in large part shaped the president’s image and legacy, serving as a political strategist and a key adviser. Leonard Lopate spoke to Ted Sorensen a number of times, and you can hear—and see a video of—his 2008 interview.


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Comments [1]

DE Teodoru from ny

Poor Ted. He was a brilliant man but a hell of a liar. His sad departure reminds us that in the end the successful hustlers got the way of the duped little guy: DUST TO DUST!

Still, God bless his soul as he was a most gifted human being. Alas, his talents were bought by people nowhere his stature and they dragged him down to so little accomplished, so many lies told.

Nov. 08 2010 03:29 PM

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