Biography

Barbara A. Perry

Barbara A. Perry, a well-known authority on the Kennedys, is a Senior Fellow in the Presidential Oral History Program at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center. As part of her extensive research on the American presidency, she interviews prominent members of previous administrations. She is the author of JACQUELINE KENNEDY: First Lady of the New Frontier, among other works, and lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Barbara A. Perry

Books by Barbara A. Perry

by Barbara A. Perry - Biography, History, Nonfiction, Politics

Rose Kennedy was the daughter of a state senator and the mayor of Boston, wife of an ambassador, and mother of nine children, including one U.S. president and two U.S. senators. She led a life of wealth, celebrity, privilege and power, yet suffered great personal tragedy. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at one of America's most influential mothers of the 20th century.