Joseph Kennedy http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Author David Nasaw On Myth-Busting The 'Womanizing, Nazi-Sympathizing, Vilified' Kennedy Patriarch http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/author-david-nasaw-myth-busting-womanizing-nazi-sympathizing-vilified-kennedy-patriarch <p>When the Kennedy family approached author David Nasaw asking him to write a biography of Joseph P. Kennedy, father of the nine Kennedy children, he tried to say no.</p><p>“I said over and over and over again: you don’t want me to write this book. I’m a crazy-obsessive researcher - I’m going to find something the family doesn’t like,” Nasaw told “St. Louis on the Air” guest host Jim Kirchherr. “[But] they said, ‘Anything that you write is going to be better than the garbage that’s out there.’"</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 22:21:21 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 7010 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Author David Nasaw On Myth-Busting The 'Womanizing, Nazi-Sympathizing, Vilified' Kennedy Patriarch