Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is an American environmental activist, attorney, radio talk show host, and author. He serves as Chief Prosecuting Attorney for the Hudson Riverkeeper and President of Waterkeeper Alliance. <p> Born on January 17, 1954, in Washington, D.C., Kennedy is the son of former U. S. Senator for New York and U. S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, and nephew of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy. He received his B.A. from Harvard University in American History and Literature and studied at the London School of Economics. He obtained his J.D. from the University of Virginia Law School and attended Pace University School of Law, where he was awarded a Master's Degree in Environmental Law. <p> Among Mr. Kennedy's published books are: Thimerosal: Let the Science Speak, the New York Times' bestseller Crimes Against Nature, St. Francis of Assisi: A Life of Joy, The Riverkeepers, and Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr.: A Biography. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Atlantic Monthly and many other publications. His award winning articles have been included in anthologies of America's Best Crime Writing, Best Political Writing and Best Science Writing. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)