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A thousand days: John F. Kennedy in the White House

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As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administration. Schlesinger's close relationship with JFK, as a politician and as a friend, has resulted in this authoritative yet intimate account in which the president "walks through the pages, from first to last, alert, alive, amused and amusing" (John Kenneth Galbraith). A THOUSAND DAYS is "at once a masterly literary achievement and a work of major historical significance" (New York Times).
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display_description Arthur Schlesinger served as a special assistant to President John F. Kennedy throughout his presidency-from the long and grueling campaign to the tragic and unexpected end when Kennedy was assassinated by Oswald. In A Thousand Days, he combines intimate knowledge as one of President Kennedy's inner circle with sweeping research and historic context to provide a look at one of the most legendary presidential administrations in American history. From JFK's battle with Nixon during the 1960 election, to the seemingly charmed inaugural days, to international conflict and domestic unrest, Schlesinger takes a close and fond but unsparing look at Kennedy's tenure in the White House, covering well-known successes, like his involvement in the Civil Rights movement; infamous humiliations, like the Bay of Pigs; and often overlooked struggles, like the Skybolt missile mixup, alike.
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subject_facet Electronic books, Kennedy, John F. -- (John Fitzgerald), -- 1917-1963, Presidents -- United States -- Biography, United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963
title_display A thousand days : John F. Kennedy in the White House
title_full A thousand days : John F. Kennedy in the White House / Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., A thousand days : John F. Kennedy in the White House [electronic resource] / Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
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title_sub John F. Kennedy in the White House
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