In his Preface to the 2019 paperback edition, the author includes excerpts from the letter Mrs. Kennedy wrote to the Irish President Eamon de Valera two months after her husband was assassinated. “This moving letter was unknown to the public until after de Valera’s papers at University College Dublin were opened to researchers in 2005.”
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
The author, James Robert Carroll, has been a reporter for three decades, covering Washington since 1983. His interest in presidents dates from his days as a teen-aged volunteer in presidential campaigns in the 1960s, and he has covered the administrations of the last four presidents. He has visited Ireland a half dozen times, written news and travel stories from Ireland for American newspapers, and reported from Washington on Irish affairs. Since 2015 he has been the Washington Bureau chief for Capital News Service, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland.
Among other honors, Carroll has won awards from the National Press Club and the National Press Foundation. He is also the author of The Real Woodrow Wilson: An Interview with Arthur S. Link, Editor of the Wilson Papers. He and his wife Carol Vernon live in Alexandria, Virginia.
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