Brothers in Arms
The Kennedys, the Castros, and the Politics of Murder
Publication Date: October 27, 2009
“Well-researched and compelling…This impressive work comes closer than any other author’s efforts… in establishing the truth of the JFK assassination.”—History News NetworkA vivid, character-driven narration of the time before, during, and after Kennedy’s death, centered on the Kennedys and the Castros, two opposed sets of brothers who collectively authored one of modern history’s most gripping chapters.
Gus Russo is the author of Supermob, The Outfit, and Live by the Sword. He has worked an investigative reporter for PBS’s Frontline, ABC News Special Reports, and Dan Rather’s CBS Reports, and as a consultant for programs such as 60 Minutes, 60 Minutes II, and Eye to Eye with Connie Chung. He lives in Baltimore. Stephen Molton is the author of the novel Brave Talk and adapted Russo’s book Live By the Sword as a miniseries for Showtime. He lives in New York City and Pioneertown, California.
“Relying on past histories and innumerable interviews, the authors vividly reconstruct the Cold War atmosphere of the ’60s…A serious, intriguing look at the blood feud whose horrible consequences continue to reverberate.”—Kirkus Reviews