Duncan, Jason K.

John F. Kennedy : The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism - Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013. - 1 online resource (453 p.) - eBooks on Demand Routledge Historical Americans . - Routledge Historical Americans .

Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: John F. Kennedy; Chapter 1. "Ancient Heritage"; Chapter 2. "Tempered by War"; Chapter 3. "A Hard and Bitter Peace"; Chapter 4. "The Torch is Passed"; Chapter 5. "Though Embattled We Are"; Chapter 6. "Across the Globe"; Chapter 7. "At Home"; Chapter 8. "A Long Twilight Struggle"; Part II: Documents; Document 1. John F. Kennedy, Conclusion of Why England Slept, 1940 Document 2. John F. Kennedy, Opening Statement of First Debate with Vice President Richard Nixon, Chicago, Illinois, September 26, 1960Document 3. Inaugural Address, Washington, D.C., January 20, 1961; Document 4. Message to Chairman Khrushchev Concerning the Events in Cuba, April 18, 1961; Document 5. Radio and Television Report to the American People on the Soviet Military Buildup in Cuba, October 22, 1962; Document 6. Commencement Address at American University, Washington, D.C., June 10, 1963; Document 7. Report to the American People on Civil Rights, June 11, 1963 Document 8. Television Interview with Walter Cronkite of CBS News, Hyannis Port, MA, September 2, 1963Document 9. Thomas G. Paterson, "Bearing the Burden: A Critical Look at JFK's Foreign Policy," 1978; Document 10. William F. Buckley, "Worshipping JFK: 40 Years Later," 2003; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Half a century after his assassination, John F. Kennedy continues to evoke widespread fascination, looming large in America's historical memory. Popular portrayals often show Kennedy as a mythic, heroic figure, but these depictions can obscure the details of the president's actual achievements and challenges. Despite the short length of his time in office, during his presidency, Kennedy dealt with many of the issues that would come to define the 1960s, including the burgeoning Cold War and the growing Civil Rights movement.In John F. Kennedy: The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism, Jason K. Duncan

9781136174872 195 (NL),162.5 (TX)


Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963.


Electronic books.

E842 .D85 2013

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