A thousand days: John F. Kennedy in the White House
1st Mariner Books ed.
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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|Grouping Title||thousand days john f kennedy in the white house|
|Grouping Author||schlesinger arthur m|
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|author||Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007.|
|author_display||Schlesinger, Arthur M|
|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.|
|local_callnumber_santafe||BIO KENNEDY, J|
|owning_library_santafe||Santa Fe Public Library|
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.
|title_short||A thousand days|
|title_sub||John F. Kennedy in the White House|
Kennedy, John F
Politics and government