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Rethinking Kennedy : an interpretive biography

Author: Michael O'Brien
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, Publisher, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A modern assessment of the thirty-fifth president evaluates the perspectives of both his supporters and revisionists, sharing nuanced interpretations of the influence of a range of factors from his family values and military contributions to his political achievements and personal scandals.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Brien, Michael, 1943-
Rethinking Kennedy.
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, Publisher, 2009
(OCoLC)653331234
Named Person: John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael O'Brien
ISBN: 9781566637909 1566637902
OCLC Number: 231834297
Description: ix, 260 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Kennedy system --
Education --
World war II and aftermath --
Congress and the 1952 Senate election --
Senate years --
Running for president --
The Bay of Pigs and Berlin --
Domestic affairs and the economy --
Civil rights --
The Cuban missile crisis --
Vietnam --
Mind, personality, and image --
White House life : work and family --
Women and sex --
Searching for peace --
Death in the fall.
Responsibility: Michael O'Brien.
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Noted John F. Kennedy historian O'Brien has distilled the findings of his heavily detailed biography of a few years ago into a compact life that touches on all the important issues and incorporates  Read more...

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