When It Counted, He Never Faltered

Robert Dallek's revelations suggest that J.F.K. and his handlers recklessly deceived the public. But there is a huge disconnect between what we now know about Kennedy's pills and injections and his ability to perform his duties as Senator and President.

From 1957, when I met John F. Kennedy and began to write about him, to 1963, when I saw his casket wheeled out of Parkland Hospital in Dallas, I observed him in public as closely as any other journalist. I never saw Kennedy emotionally or physically impaired for any great length of time or at any important moment. The medical treatment...

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