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1st Edition

By Hugh Brogan


260 pages

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Paperback: 9780582437494
pub: 2000-08-17
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This invaluable account provides an excellent introduction to the Presidency of John F. Kennedy. To understand Kennedy's aims and achievements in the White House, it looks at Kennedy the man and outlines his background and early career and the influences upon him. Hugh Brogan shows Kennedy as a credible statesman, a man of solid achievement. His record as President was, broadly, impressive and would have been more so had he lived.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. List of Abbreviations. 1. The Kennedy Problem. 2. A Candidate for Office. 3. Alarms and Excursions. 4. The View from the White House. 5. The Missiles of October. 6. Revolution. 7. Vietnam. 8. Death and a Presidency. Chronology. Bibliographical Essay.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Military / Vietnam War
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
HISTORY / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies)