After Words

After Words: Larry Sabato, "The Kennedy Half-Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy," hosted by Craig Shirley, author of "Rendezvous with Destiny"

About the Program

Mr. Sabato's latest book on presidential history explores how each of John F. Kennedy's successors in the Oval Office drew from his record or his image to further their own agendas.  He discusses the Kennedy presidency and legacy with fellow presidential historian, Craig Shirley, author of "Rendezvous with Destiny."

About the Authors

Larry Sabato

Larry Sabato is the founder and director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, where he is also a Professor of Politics.  Mr. Sabato is a Rhodes scholar and has been a visiting professor at both Oxford and Cambridge Universities.  He also directs the Crystal Ball website, which has a high level of accuracy in predicting U.S. elections.  Mr. Sabato is the author of numerous books, including "The Six Year Itch: The Rise and Fall of the George W. Bush Presidency" and "Barack Obama and the New America."


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Program Information

After Words: Larry Sabato, "The Kennedy Half-Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy," hosted by Craig Shirley, author of "Rendezvous with Destiny"

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, December 1st at 11am (ET)
  • Friday, November 29th at 9pm (ET)
  • Friday, November 29th at 4:30am (ET)
  • Sunday, November 24th at 9pm (ET)
  • Sunday, November 24th at 6:30pm (ET)
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