"I thought I knew what there was to know about Ted Kennedy until I read
The Shadow President and found him revealed completely and
Burton Hersh has written a balanced and fair-minded, yet unsparing, portrait
of the senator that is a marvel of biographical writing. - Daniel Schorr
At last! A book on Edward Kennedy, not just
as the younger brother of JFK
and Robert, not merely as libertine liberal, but as an exceptionally able
Democrat and U.S. Senator his colleagues have come to respect.
- Tom Wicker"