Richard N. Goodwin , a senior adviser and speechwriter for Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson whose later work as an author, journalist and political consultant reflected his unswerving liberal outlook, died on Sunday at his home in Concord, Mass.
Richard N. Goodwin, Adviser to Democratic Presidents, Dies at 86
A CONVERSATION WITH RICHARD N. GOODWIN | JFK Library
Richard N. Goodwin, an aide, a speechwriter and a liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson who helped craft such historic addresses as Robert Kennedy's "ripples of hope" and LBJ's speeches on civil rights and the Great Society, died Sunday evening at age According to his wife, he died after a brief bout with cancer. Goodwin was among the youngest members of President John F. Kennedy's inner circle and among the last survivors. Brilliant and contentious, with thick eyebrows and a mess of wavy-curly hair, the cigar-smoking Goodwin rose from a working-class background to the Kennedy White House before he had turned
Richard Naradof Goodwin December 7, — May 20, was an American writer and presidential advisor. He was an aide and speechwriter to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson , and to Senator Robert F. He was married to historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will be closed until further notice. Welcome to the John F. Kennedy Library. I think, in fact, just about now the kickoff is taking place so this is … your choice is brilliant and I want to congratulate you all on coming to the right place. And we honor our speaker, Richard Goodwin, as a Kennedy Library Distinguished American, and he honors us with his presence.