The Education of Brett Kavanaugh

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The Education of Brett Kavanaugh

An Investigation

Robin Pogrebin, Kate Kelly, Robin Pogrebin, Kate Kelly

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"A remarkable work of slowed-down journalism...They are doing their jobs as journalists and writing the first draft of history." —Jill Filipovic, The Washington Post

"...Generous but also damning."  —Hanna Rosin, The New York Times

From two New York Times reporters, a deeper look at the formative years of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his confirmation.


In September 2018, the F.B.I. was given only a week to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee. But even as Kavanaugh was sworn in to his lifetime position, many questions remained unanswered, leaving millions of Americans unsettled.

During the Senate confirmation hearings that preceded the bureau's brief probe, New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly broke critical stories about Kavanaugh's past, including the "Renate Alumni" yearbook story. They were inundated with tips from former classmates, friends, and associates that couldn't be fully investigated before the confirmation process closed. Now, their book fills in the blanks and explores the essential question: Who is Brett Kavanaugh?

The Education of Brett Kavanaugh paints a picture of the prep-school and Ivy-League worlds that formed our newest Supreme Court Justice. By offering commentary from key players from his confirmation process who haven't yet spoken publicly and pursuing lines of inquiry that were left hanging, it will be essential reading for anyone who wants to understand our political system and Kavanaugh's unexpectedly emblematic role in it.


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Robin Pogrebin:
KATE KELLY is a reporter for the New York Times, primarily covering Wall Street. She is also an experienced television broadcaster and the author of Street Fighters, the bestselling account of the bank failure that touched off the financial crisis. Her work touches on banks, hedge funds, market irregularities, crucial players and how financial policy is shaped.

ROBIN POGREBIN is a reporter on the New York Times' Culture Desk, where she covers the art world, architecture, cultural institutions and occasionally theater -- her first love. She has also worked on the Business Desk, where she covered the media, and on the Metro Desk.


KATE KELLY is a reporter for the New York Times, primarily covering Wall Street. She is also an experienced television broadcaster and the author of Street Fighters, the bestselling account of the bank failure that touched off the financial crisis. Her work touches on banks, hedge funds, market irregularities, crucial players and how financial policy is shaped.

ROBIN POGREBIN is a reporter on the New York Times' Culture Desk, where she covers the art world, architecture, cultural institutions and occasionally theater -- her first love. She has also worked on the Business Desk, where she covered the media, and on the Metro Desk.


KATE KELLY is a reporter for the New York Times, primarily covering Wall Street. She is also an experienced television broadcaster and the author of Street Fighters, the bestselling account of the bank failure that touched off the financial crisis. Her work touches on banks, hedge funds, market irregularities, crucial players and how financial policy is shaped.

ROBIN POGREBIN is a reporter on the New York Times' Culture Desk, where she covers the art world, architecture, cultural institutions and occasionally theater -- her first love. She has also worked on the Business Desk, where she covered the media, and on the Metro Desk.


KATE KELLY is a reporter for the New York Times, primarily covering Wall Street. She is also an experienced television broadcaster and the author of Street Fighters, the bestselling account of the bank failure that touched off the financial crisis. Her work touches on banks, hedge funds, market irregularities, crucial players and how financial policy is shaped.

ROBIN POGREBIN is a reporter on the New York Times' Culture Desk, where she covers the art world, architecture, cultural institutions and occasionally theater -- her first love. She has also worked on the Business Desk, where she covered the media, and on the Metro Desk.

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