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Alumnus Badler publishes 3rd book

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Scott Badler [MEd ‘92] publishes book on JFK

Scott Badler [MEd ‘92] recently published his third book, “JFK & the Muckers of Choate.” This newest piece of literature on John F. Kennedy skillfully reconstructs the years he spent at Choate, an elite and stifling boarding school for boys. A prankster by nature, Kennedy rebels when the headmaster brands him and his partners-in-crime "muckers" who are sullying Choate's reputation. 

Young Kennedy is the best kind of troublemaker and underdog: funny, whip-smart, and keenly sensitive to injustice in all its forms. A captivating story of real people and true events from Kennedy's previously unexplored boarding school days, the book displays the first stirrings of his social conscience and the leadership skills that made him such a champion of civil rights and so endeared him to much of the American public, then and now.

Badler’s other two books are humorous non-fiction works, “What's So Funny About Looking for a Job?” and “Oh, Brother!”  Scott shared that his master’s project at Cambridge College was the precursor for his first book.  He has also published numerous essays, comedic articles and short fiction. 

JFK & the Muckers of Choate is available at Amazon.com and B&N.com.