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In Good Company: Weber Shandwick's Jack Leslie is master of the message

Chairman of the global PR firm talks about dealing with the 9/11 crisis and fake news

For four decades from the end of World War II, the star-crossed Kennedys of Massachusetts were the first family of American politics. John F. Kennedy, a war hero, was elected the 35th and youngest ever president of the United States in the 1960 election and was assassinated three years later in Dallas, Texas. His younger brother Bobby, a presidential hopeful in the 1968 race, was also gunned down.

And then there was Edward "Ted" Kennedy, a US senator from 1962 until his death in 2009 and possibly the most progressive-minded of the brothers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 09, 2018, with the headline 'Weber Shandwick's Jack Leslie is master of the message'. Print Edition | Subscribe