Monthly Archives: September 2014

Joseph Persico, Rockefeller speechwriter and best-selling author, dies at 84

Joseph E. Persico, popular biographer and historian and former editor of Nelson A. Rockefeller, died Saturday in Albany. He was 84 years old. His wife, Sylvia, confirmed his death. Mr. Persico began writing speeches for Mr. Rockefeller in 1966, when Mr. Rockefeller was Governor of New York, and continued in …

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