Current History: Trials of an Instant Author

Historians seldom make much news in the nation's capital, but Arthur Schlesinger Jr. has recently been vying with Viet Nam as Topic B (Topic A, of course, is Lyndon). The more some people think about it, the more annoyed they seem to get with Schlesinger's reminiscences of the Kennedy Administration, especially with his remarks that the Kennedys, Bobby as well as Jack, didn't really want Lyndon as Vice President, and his disclosure that Jack thought Dean Rusk was a nothing and was going to dump him.

Stern Rebuke. Ever since the articles, which are excerpts...

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