Death of Theodore C. Sorensen

May 8, 1928 - October 31, 2010
New York, New York | Age 82

Top JFK aide dies at 82 in NY
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HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Of the courtiers to Camelot's king, Theodore C. Sorensen ranked just below Bobby Kennedy. He was the adoring, tireless speechwriter and confidant to President John F. Kennedy, whose term was marked by Cold War struggles, growing civil rights strife and the beginnings of the U.S. intervention in Vietnam.

Soaring rhetoric helped make Kennedy's presidency a symbol of hope and liberal governance, and the crowning achievement...

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