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John A. Farrell

John A. Farrell is the author of several biographies on U.S. figures, including Richard Nixon: The Life, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2018. His most recent work is Ted Kennedy: A Life, a portrait of the late Massachusetts senator and 1980 presidential candidate.

Farrell is a former White House correspondent and Washington editor for The Boston Globe and a former Washington bureau chief and columnist for The Denver Post. For his biography of Nixon, he was awarded the title of "American Historian Laureate" by the New York Historical Society.

Articles by this Author

In his last months, Ted Kennedy was inspired by passing the torch to a new generation.