KENNEDY, Robert Francis, 1925-1968



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Adler, Bill, ed. The Robert F. Kennedy Wit. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp., 1968.

Beran, Michael Knox. The Last Patrician: Bobby Kennedy and the End of American Aristocracy. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998.

Bickers, William Patrick Michael. “Robert Kennedy and the American Press.” Ph.D. dissertation, Ball State University, 1984.

Boomhower, Ray E. Robert F. Kennedy and the 1968 Indiana Primary. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008.

Bryan, Fernald J. “Joseph McCarthy, Robert Kennedy, and the Greek Shipping Crisis: A Study of Foreign Policy Rhetoric." Presidential Studies Quarterly 24 (Winter 1994): 93-104.

Burner, David, and Thomas R. West. The Torch Is Passed: The Kennedy Brothers and American Liberalism. New York: Atheneum, 1984.

Cutbirth, Craig Warren. “A Strategic Perspective: Robert F. Kennedy’s Dissent on the Viet Nam War, 1966-1968.” Ph.D. dissertation, Bowling Green State University, 1976.

Davies, Tom Adam. “Black Power in Action: The Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, Robert F. Kennedy, and the Politics of the Urban Crisis." Journal of American History 100:3 (December 2013): 736-760.

Dooley, Brian. Robert Kennedy: The Final Years. New York: St. Martin’s, 1996.

Gardner, Gerald C. Robert Kennedy in New York. New York: Random House, 1965.

Goldfarb, Ronald L. Perfect Villains, Imperfect Heroes: Robert F. Kennedy’s War Against Organized Crime. New York: Random House, 1995.

Gorey, Hays. Robert Kennedy, the Last Campaign. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1993.

Guthman, Edwin O. We Band of Brothers. New York: Harper & Row, 1971.

Guthman, Edwin O., and C. Richard Allen, eds. RFK: Collected Speeches. New York: Viking, 1993.

Guthman, Edwin O., and Jeffrey Shulman, eds. Robert Kennedy, in His Own Words: The Unpublished Recollections of the Kennedy Years. New York: Bantam, 1988.

Halberstam, David. The Unfinished Odyessey of Robert Kennedy. New York: Random House, 1969.

Hall, Sue G., comp. The Quotable Robert F. Kennedy. Anderson, SC: Droke House, 1967.

Katzenbach, Nicholas DeB. Some of It Was Fun: Working with RFK and LBJ. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2008.

Kennedy, Robert F. The Enemy Within. 1960. Reprint. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1982.

___. The Pursuit of Justice. New York: Harper & Row, 1964.

___. Rights for Americans. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1964.

___. Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1969.

___. To Seek a Newer World. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1967.

___. "We Must Meet Our Duty and Convince the World that We Are Just Friends and Brave Enemies.” New York: Harper & Row, 1962.

Kimball, Penn. Bobby Kennedy and the New Politics. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1968.

Lester, David, and Irene Lester. Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Folk Hero. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1986.

Navasky, Victor S. Kennedy Justice. New York: Atheneum, 1971.

Newcomb, Joan I., comp. John F. Kennedy: An Annotated Bibliography. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1977. Includes a section on Robert F. Kennedy.

Newfield, Jack. Robert Kennedy: A Memoir. New York: Dutton, 1969.

Palermo, Joseph A. In His Own Right: The Political Odyssey of Senator Robert F. Kennedy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001.

Roberts, Allen. Robert Francis Kennedy: Biography of a Compulsive Politician. Brookline Village, MA: Branden Press, 1984.

Rogers, Warren. When I Think of Bobby: A Personal Memoir of the Kennedy Years. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1993.

Ryan, Dorothy, and Louis J. Ryan, comps. The Kennedy Family of Massachusetts. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1981.

Sable, Martin H. A Bio-Bibliography of the Kennedy Family. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1969.

Salinger, Pierre, ed. "An Honorable Profession”: A Tribute to Robert F. Kennedy. New York: Main Street Books, 1993.

Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. Robert Kennedy and His Times. 1978. 2 vols. Reprint, 2 vols in one. New York: Ballantine Books, 1996.

Shannon, William Vincent. The Heir Apparent: Robert Kennedy and the Struggle for Power. New York: Macmillan Co., 1967.

Shesol, Jeff. Mutual Contempt: Lyndon Johnson, Robert Kennedy, and the Feud that Defined a Decade. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1997.

Sorensen, Theodore C. The Kennedy Legacy. 1969. Special ed. New York: Macmillan Co., 1993.

Stein, Jean. American Journey: The Times of Robert Kennedy. Edited by George Plimpton. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1970.

Thimmesch, Nick, and O. William Johnson. Robert Kennedy at 40. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1965.

Thomas, Evan. Robert Kennedy: His Life. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.

Thompson, Robert E., and Hortense Myers. Robert F. Kennedy, the Brother Within. New York: Macmillan Co., 1962.

Tye, Larry. Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon. New York: Random House, 2016.

U.S. Congress. Memorial Services in the Congress of the United States and Tributes in Eulogy of Robert Francis Kennedy, Late a Senator from the State of New York. 90th Cong., 2d sess., 1968. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1968.

Vanden Heuvel, William J., and Milton Gwirtzman. On His Own: Robert F. Kennedy, 1964-1968. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., 1970.

Wofford, Harris. Of Kennedys and Kings: Making Sense of the Sixties. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1980.