WYPL Book Talk

Jeff Shesol - Mercury Rising part 1

June 26, 2021

Jeff Shesol is here today for the first of a two-part interview. Jeff worked as a speechwriter for President Bill Clinton, as a communications strategist, and even as a cartoonist. His previous books include Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court and Mutual Contempt: Lyndon Johnson, Robert Kennedy, and the Feud that Defined a Decade. Today we’ll be talking about his latest book, Mercury Rising: John Glenn, John Kennedy, and the New Battleground of the Cold War which is published by W.W. Norton.

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