Sequels: Spreading Controversy

Even as the dispute over William Manchester's The Death of a President appeared headed for resolution, ripples caused by the controversy spread wider and wider.

Manchester lay ill last week in a Connecticut hospital, the victim of "reactive depression" and pneumonia induced by strain and fatigue. Jackie Kennedy vacationed in the British West Indies, and Bobby Kennedy still skied in Sun Valley — yet that did not stop defenders and detractors from choosing up sides.

While Manchester was receiving get-well telegrams from the Kennedys (said Jackie's: "Please know how disturbed I am to...

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