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A thousand days : John F. Kennedy in the White House / Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

By: Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965Description: xiv, 1087 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0618219277; 9780618219278.Subject(s): Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963DDC classification: 973.922 Other classification: 15.85 | MG 70030 | MG 70040 | NQ 8455 | b 140.1 | b 140.1.1 | b 140.3
Contents:
Prologue : January 1961 -- The road to the nomination -- Triumph in Los Angeles -- Campaign for the presidency -- Kennedy on the eve -- Gathering of the forces -- Prelude to the New Frontier -- Latin American journey -- The Alliance for Progress -- The hour of euphoria -- The Bay of Pigs -- Ordeal by fire -- New departures -- Legacy in Southeast Asia -- Encounter in Europe -- Trial in Berlin -- The reconstruction of democracy -- Peril in the skies -- No truce to terror -- New directions in the third world -- Tangle in Southeast Asia -- Africa : the new adventure -- The world of diversity -- The country moving again -- The national agenda -- In the White House -- Down Pennsylvania Avenue -- The bully pulpit -- The politics of modernity -- Battle for the hemisphere -- Again Cuba -- The great turning -- The not so grand design -- Two Europes : De Gaulle and Kennedy -- The pursuit of peace -- The travail of equal rights -- The Negro Revolution -- Autumn 1963.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 1966.Summary: The Special Assistant to President Kennedy describes the historic events in which John F. Kennedy participated during his three years in the White House.
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Prologue : January 1961 -- The road to the nomination -- Triumph in Los Angeles -- Campaign for the presidency -- Kennedy on the eve -- Gathering of the forces -- Prelude to the New Frontier -- Latin American journey -- The Alliance for Progress -- The hour of euphoria -- The Bay of Pigs -- Ordeal by fire -- New departures -- Legacy in Southeast Asia -- Encounter in Europe -- Trial in Berlin -- The reconstruction of democracy -- Peril in the skies -- No truce to terror -- New directions in the third world -- Tangle in Southeast Asia -- Africa : the new adventure -- The world of diversity -- The country moving again -- The national agenda -- In the White House -- Down Pennsylvania Avenue -- The bully pulpit -- The politics of modernity -- Battle for the hemisphere -- Again Cuba -- The great turning -- The not so grand design -- Two Europes : De Gaulle and Kennedy -- The pursuit of peace -- The travail of equal rights -- The Negro Revolution -- Autumn 1963.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Special Assistant to President Kennedy describes the historic events in which John F. Kennedy participated during his three years in the White House.

Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 1966.

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Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. is renowned as a historian, a public intellectual, & a political activist. He served as a special assistant to President John F. Kennedy; won two Pulitzer Prizes, in 1946 for "The Age of Jackson" & in 1966 for "A Thousand Days," & in 1998 was the recipient of the National Humanities Medal. He lives in New York City. <p> (Publisher Provided) Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr., 1917 - 2007 U.S. historian Arthur Schlesinger was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1917 and was educated at Harvard University. <p> Schlesinger was an associate professor of history at Harvard from 1946-1954 and professor from 1954-1961. He was a campaign staff member for the Democratic presidential candidates in 1952, 1956 and 1960. When John F. Kennedy took office after the 1960 campaign, he appointed Schlesinger special assistant. He resigned, in 1964, after Kennedy's assassination and then became professor of Humanities at the City University of New York in 1967. <p> Schlesinger wrote an account of the Kennedy administration titled "A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House" (1965), which won the Pulitzer Prize for a biography in 1966. He also wrote "The Age of Jackson" (1945), which won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1946, "The Age of Roosevelt" (3 vol., 1957-60), "The Politics of Hope" (1963), "The Bitter Heritage" (1967), "The Imperial Presidency" (1973), "Robert Kennedy and His Times" (1978), and "The Cycles of American History" (1986). He died on February 28, 2007 at the age of 89 <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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