Robert A. Katzmann, ed. Daniel Patrick Moynihan: The Intellectual in Public Life, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.
From the publisher: One of the most distinguished figures in twentieth-century American politics, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, was at the center of virtually every major political issue of his day, offering a distinct voice unique in its prescience, scholarliness, and statesmanlike manner. The contributors to this career-spanning assessment knew Moynihan as teacher, scholar, and colleague, and they use their diverse interactions with him to paint a picture of an extraordinary thinker with many areas of intellectual concern: social policy, international relations, public works, race relations, and government secrecy. In addition, the essayists explore Moynihan’s role as a devoted public servant, from his experience in four successive presidential administrations through his time as ambassador and senator from New York.