TITLE

Biography As A Political Act

AUTHOR(S)
Burns, James McGregor
PUB. DATE
June 1976
SOURCE
New Republic;6/26/76, Vol. 174 Issue 26, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents views of author on factors to be considered at the time of writing biography of political candidates, with reference to the biography of John Kennedy, when he ran for President in the U.S. Demand of the public for candid information about political candidates in their biographies; Distinction between election-year biography and the campaign biography; Consideration of the election-year biography as a political act; Response of critics on these presidential biographies.
ACCESSION #
9937773

 

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