Theodore Sorensen, Top JFK Aide, Dead at 82

Theodore C. Sorensen, special counsel, advisor, speechwriter and "alter ego" to John F. Kennedy, died today at the age of 82 at a New York hospital from complications of a stroke he suffered last week. Sorensen, who is survived by his widow, Gillian Sorensen, had also suffered a stroke in 2001 that left him with poor eyesight and hindered his ability to write his autobiography. A key aide during his 1960 presidential campaign, and special counsel and speechwriter to Kennedy between 1961 and...Full Story
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