Joseph Kennedy

  • Why It's Time to Give Joseph Kennedy a Break

    by Will Swift

    In his magisterial biography Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom, Conrad Black points out that Joseph P. Kennedy, President Roosevelt’s ambassador to Great Britain from 1938 to 1940 was “ultimately widely reckoned to be one of the worst diplomatic appointments in the history of the United States.”

  • Joseph Kennedy and the Jews

    by Edward Renehan, Jr.

    Arriving at London in early 1938, newly-appointed U.S. Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy took up quickly with another transplanted American.