When the New York Times reported the death of Theodore C. Sorensen, close adviser and counselor to John F. Kennedy (JFK) for eleven years, In the scheme of things here in Australia in 2010 that may not mean very much to a large majority of people. However Ted Sorensen was the man who assisted JFK give form to his ideas, helped him to shape his personality and image and to forge a powerful legacy through the logic, sense and empowerment of his words. During his journey in the public spotlight JFK must certainly have been pleased to have Sorensen by his side. His was a talent that deserves to be applauded.
In the twenty first century a compleat gentleman has a set of values to live his life by his honour and integrity tied up in trust personally and professionally