People: Nov. 23, 1970

In American Journey, Jean Stein's new book about Robert Kennedy, Washington's grandest grande dame, crisp, canny and perennial Alice Roosevelt Longworth, 86, contributes her own distinctive views about the difference between Bobby and John F. Kennedy: "I see Jack in older years as the nice little rosy-faced old Irishman with the clay pipe in his mouth, a rather nice broth of a boy. Not Bobby. Bobby could have been a revolutionary priest."

Another novel with a homosexual theme? Ho-hum. But Maurice, announced last week for publication in about a year, is by the late great English novelist E.M. Forster, and so rates...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!