In Sunday's Washington Post review of WHEN LIONS ROAR: The Churchills and the Kennedys by Thomas Maier (Crown), historian Douglas Brinkley writes:
"Churchill obtained a lucrative portion of stock in two U.S. companies associated with Kennedy in what reeks as influence-buying. This coincided with Kennedy's getting a post-Prohibition franchise to ship scotch and other liquor to the United States. Both Churchill and Kennedy come off as slippery businessmen, playing just within the legal margins."
Read more in Time.com which has the whole story about this Kennedy-Roosevelt-Churchill liquor deal in this excerpt from WHEN LIONS ROAR:
JFK's personal items on display in Kennedy Presidential Museum