Sorensen, Theodore (Chaikin)

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SORENSEN, Theodore (Chaikin)

SORENSEN, Theodore (Chaikin). American, b. 1928. Genres: Politics/ Government, Social commentary, International relations/Current affairs. Career: Lawyer with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison, NYC, 1966-. Director, The Twentieth Century Fund, 1984-, chairman, 1994-99. Assistant to Sen. John Kennedy, 1953-61; Special Counsel to the President of the United States, 1961-64; Visiting Lecturer in Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1966-68. Publications: Decision Making in the White House, 1963; Kennedy, 1965; The Kennedy Legacy, 1969; Watchman in the Night: Presidential Accountability after Watergate, 1975; A Different Kind of Presidency, 1984; (with R. Dahrendorf) A Widening Atlantic? Domestic Change and Foreign Policy, 1986; (ed) Let the Word Go Forth: The Speeches, Statements and Writings of John F. Kennedy, 1988; Why I am a Democrat, 1996. Address: Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019-6064, U.S.A.