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A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House (1965)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0618219277, Paperback)
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).
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:22:38 -0400)
The Pulitzer Prize-winning portrait of John F. Kennedy's Presidency, by one of the most celebrated historians of our time, is now fully illustrated with hundreds of historic photographs and documents. Published in 1965, "A Thousand Days" is considered to be the seminal work on Kennedy and his administration, which lasted just past a thousand days from January 1961 top November 22nd, 1963, the day Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. The book was written in the months following Kennedy's death. Now, for the first time comes an abridged and fully illustrated edition of this important historical work. The 300 colour and black-and-white photographs add an entirely new dimension to the text. It is the first illustrated edition of a classic book, which has already sold over one million copies, is edited and abridged by the original author, and with his new foreword. Schlesinger was a special assistant to the President and witnessed first hand events and personalities of the Kennedy era.
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