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Book is good dust jacket still wrapped in protective coverOn front end paper there is a tape stain and an inscription: To Daddy on his birthday, , from your daughter, Carol. Houghton Mifflin, Houghton And Mifflin, Arthur M.
Schlesinger, Jr. Schlesinger's account vividly recalls the forces that shaped Robert Kennedy, from his position as the third son of a powerful Irish Catholic political clan to his concern for issues of social justice in the turbulent s. Volume II.
Very good, solid, clean, no writing. DJ clean, two tears, repaired. Baltimore, Maryland, U. Conservatory Pr, First Edition, 03, High Treason is a work begun before its copyright date of and claims to be a search for truth. Without the truth, writes its author, Livingstone, "we are lost. It would have been a better book if they had included good representations of counter arguments. In suggesting that Oswald was recruited for the CIA after only a little more than a year in the Marine Corps, they could have included some information Conservatory Press, First Edition, 03, Very good condition, clean, bright, solid.
DJ Very Good, clean, colors vibrant, some yellowing on front and black flap. Recollections of the late President by his Special Counsel Covering the period, this is a "portrait of Kennedy's emergence into political maturity and of his increased knowledge of the country, of world affairs, of his own abilities and of administrative tactics as he fought the tough political battles of Most of all, the book shows the man at work in the PresidencyIn January , freshman senator John F Kennedy of Massachusetts hired a twenty-four-year-old from Nebraska as his Number Two legislative assistant?
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An hour-by-hour record of a typical day in the White House for President Kennedy, his family, and the office and domestic staff. DJ is Very Good, shelf wear at front bottom, and back, some scraping of jacket.
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Unclipped, no price tag. Lippincott, Lippincott,, Stated First Edition, "Text only A tribute to the late president, by the former editor of the Washington Post. About Benjamin C. BradleeFather of Ben Bradlee Jr. Born in Boston, Bradlee attended Harvard College. Bradlee became executive editor of the Washington Post in , a position he held until Recollections of the late President by his Special Counsel.
Covering the period, this is a "portrait of Kennedy's emergence into political maturity and of his increased knowledge of the country, of world affairs, of his own abilities and of administrative tactics as he fought the tough political battles of Most of all, the book shows the man at work in the Presidency. In January , freshman senator John F.
Kennedy of Massachusetts hired a twenty-four-year-old from Nebraska as his Number Two legislative assistant—on a trial basis. Despite the differences in their backgrounds. What makes Biblio different?
Facebook Instagram Twitter. Sign In Register Help Cart. Cart items. Toggle navigation. Kennedy Double Day, O'Donnell Fairlie, on the other hand, regards Kennedy's charismatic heroism as a major cause of what went wrong with this country in the 's. O'Donnell and Powers conclude their account of the Cuban Missile Crisis with the somewhat fatuous point that it was a great moment in modern history because it eliminated nuclear confrontation from the scenario and left us with relatively benign forms of conflict like guerrilla warfare, conventional weapons, Vietnam. Fairlie, in contrast, embraces another form of fatuousness by assuring us that the missile crisis needn't have happened at all —it was simply a consequence of Kennedy's crisis approach to foreign affairs—yet by failing to present us with a plausible alternative script.
Since Fairlie accepts the necessity of the cold war and does not blame Truman or Eisenhower for waging their end of it, one must assume he is blaming Kennedy for not quietly ending it. O'Donnell and Powers convey the impression that the shining hour of Camelot was the high point of their lives and of the 20th century. Fairlie concludes that Camelot was And which book are we to believe?
Well, I think if we put our hearts and minds in orders we can believe both of them up to point. O'Donnell and Powers are not analysts of history. And it would be hard for anyone who experienced the Kennedy years with a modicum of sympathy and excitement to resist these memories, this gossip, this sentimentality. If we wept at Kennedy's death, then we are entitled to this final sniffle.
Yet, anyone who experienced the years that followed will also find much merit in Fairlie's argument. Do I contradict myself?
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Very well then, I contradict myself. But there are, after all, the heart and the mind to be considered. The heart and O'Donnell and Powers remind us that John Kennedy was exciting, young, part of a new generation, when he became President in ; and that one identified with him. The mind and Fairlie remind us that perhaps it should be the province of kings and queens to make us identify—and not Presidents.
And in the heart and the mind together, there is room for both sorts of books.