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Rebellions, perversities, and main events

Murray Kempton

Rebellions, perversities, and main events

by Murray Kempton

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Published by Times Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMurray Kempton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN4874.K45 A5 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 570 p. ;
Number of Pages570
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1420462M
ISBN 100812922948
LC Control Number93030569
OCLC/WorldCa28710985

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Murray Kempton's refusal to relinquish either is among his greatest achievements. A year treasury of columns, essays, reviews, and reports from Pulitzer Prize-winner Kempton, a New York Newsday columnist and New York Review of Books contributor who richly deserves wide notice.

In pieces from the above-mentioned publications as well as Harper's, Esquire, and the pre-Murdoch New York Post, among others, Kempton presents an archive of observed history. Buy Rebellions, Perversities and Main Events by Murray Kempton online at Alibris.

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history. His bicycling was also depicted in a cartoon showing him standing next to his three-speed bicycle that accompanied first a profile in The New Yorker and later the jacket of what proved his final book, an anthology called Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events.

Kempton dedicated the book to Buckley, whom he once admitted had nagged him for years to assemble the collection: "For William F. Buckley, Jr. Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events Murray Kempton discussed his book, "Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events," which deals with several lesser-known African-American leaders in U.S.

history. This is the best of Murray Kempton's columns, essays, reviews, and reportage. REBELLIONS, PERVERSITIES, AND MAIN EVENTS By Murray Kempton. New York: Times Books/Random House.

$ "I USED to be depressed when radicals talked about Pegler and said how they wished. Murray Kempton () was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books.

His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar 3/5(1). Well, one could say that JFK was working from Ike’s script on the Bay of Pigs, and to some degree in Vietnam There is an interesting essay on Eisenhower, arguing the case that Johnson makes, in Murray Kempton’s Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events.

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Skip to Main Content Skip to Search Dow Jones, a News Corp company News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information servicesAuthor: Barbara D. Phillips. Murray Kempton is the author of Part of Our Time ( avg rating, 74 ratings, 10 reviews, published ), Rebellions, Perversities and Main Events ( /5.

Murray Kempton () was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time.

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McGohey directed the prosecution of Alger Hiss.His books include The French Enlightenment and the Jews: The Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism and The Zionist Idea. Murray Kempton () was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books.

His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time.