Episode 69: Joseph Kennedy
Susan Ronald, author, The Ambassador: Joseph P. Kennedy at the Court of St. James 1938-1940
Sunday, August 1, 2021
The controversial appointment of Joseph P. Kennedy as US Ambassador to Great Britain on the eve of WWII. Author Susan Ronald argues within two years of his appointment, the legendary Boston tycoon had revealed himself to be a Fascist sympathizer and raging antisemite who misrepresented American foreign policy and disobeyed direct orders from FDR.