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The Presidency of John F. Kennedy (American Presidency Series)

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The presidency of John F. Kennedy continues to fascinate, even as it also continues to inspire heated debates between admirers and detractors of Camelot’s fallen king. Now readers can gain a new appreciation of JFK in this thoroughly revised and updated edition of James Giglio’s bestselling study, widely acclaimed as the best and most balanced book on JFK’s White House yea ...more
Paperback, Second Edition, Revised, 360 pages
Published February 20th 2006 by University Press of Kansas (first published December 12th 1991)
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Charles
Apr 07, 2015 Charles rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
While it was shorter than most, that did not prevent the Kennedy presidency from being eventful, even without including the tragic end. The closest the world ever came to thermonuclear war was during the Cuban missile crisis, which is still a model for the management of a crisis between great powers. And the greatest public failure of a CIA sponsored action was the disastrous invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs.
While necessarily short, the description of the Cuban missile crisis was still ama
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Oct 09, 2007 Shane rated it did not like it
Shelves: history
I may be prejudiced against this book because I was forced to read it in Giglio's (note: the author's) History class.
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