Theodore Sorensen – James Fallows – Politics – The Atlantic

by Scott Smith

Whatever pride lay behind it, Sorensen could not have been more gracious to people who looked up to him. I never heard this line from him, but often heard versions of it about him: When an ambitious young person would say that he or she wanted to “be another Ted Sorensen,” he would say, “No, you want to work for another John F. Kennedy.