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The Everything John F. Kennedy Book: Relive the history, romance, and tragedy of America?s Camelot
     

The Everything John F. Kennedy Book: Relive the history, romance, and tragedy of America?s Camelot

by Jessica McElrath
 
In 1,000 days in office, John F. Kennedy captivated a nation and inspired a generation. His mastery of a new form of media-television-enabled him to become the most accessible president of his time. Kennedy energized the presidency and imbued it with unrivaled style and grace.

The Everything John F. Kennedy Book is an intimate portrait of our youngest

Overview

In 1,000 days in office, John F. Kennedy captivated a nation and inspired a generation. His mastery of a new form of media-television-enabled him to become the most accessible president of his time. Kennedy energized the presidency and imbued it with unrivaled style and grace.

The Everything John F. Kennedy Book is an intimate portrait of our youngest president and his lasting legacy, covering:

  • His privileged childhood and the influence of his parents
  • Illnesses and family tragedies that shaped him
  • Meeting and romancing Jacqueline Bouvier
  • His part in the first televised presidential debates
  • The Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis
  • His commitment to the Peace Corps and the space race
  • His connection with the Civil Rights movement
  • His assassination in Dallas
From World War II hero to beloved president, Kennedy's short life and tragic death left a permanent mark on the American psyche. More than forty years later, his message of hope resonates with a whole new generation of Americans. Relive the drama, the romance, and the promise of the Kennedy presidency.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598695298
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Series:
Everything (Biography) Series
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Meet the Author

Jessica McElrath is the author of The Everything Martin Luther King Jr. Book and is the Guide to African American History for About.com. She has a Juris Doctor degree from Santa Clara University School of Law and a B.A. in history from the University of California, Berkeley. She lives in California.

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