Biography

Larry Tye

Larry Tye has been an award-winning journalist at The Boston Globe and a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He now runs a Boston-based training program for medical journalists. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller SATCHEL, as well as SUPERMAN, THE FATHER OF SPIN, HOME LANDS and RISING FROM THE RAILS, and co-author, with Kitty Dukakis, of SHOCK. He lives in Massachusetts.

Larry Tye

Books by Larry Tye

by Larry Tye - Biography, History, Nonfiction, Politics

History remembers Robert F. Kennedy as a racial healer, a tribune for the poor, and the last progressive knight of a bygone era of American politics. But Kennedy’s enshrinement in the liberal pantheon was actually the final stage of a journey that had its beginnings in the conservative 1950s. Larry Tye peels away layers of myth and misconception to paint a complete portrait of this singularly fascinating figure. To capture the full arc of his subject’s life, Tye draws on unpublished memoirs, unreleased government files and 58 boxes of papers that had been under lock and key for the past 40 years.