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Frank Mankiewicz

Frank's Eventful Life

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 02.26.2016 | Books
Kerry Kennedy

Frank Mankiewicz had no time for digging wells and building schools. He was an eyewitness to the brutality of the continent's land ownership system, under which generations of families were sold, as virtual slaves, along with the land they farmed.

Memorial Day, Father's Day and Getting Dad to Talk World War II

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 07.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Ben Mankiewicz

This time of year, as Memorial Day runs into Father's Day, I always try to coax my dad into talking about World War II. It's not as if he won't answer my questions, but he's never started a dinner table conversation with "Did I ever tell you about the time I killed two Nazis with my canteen?"