John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy

by Karen Bornemann Spies
     
 

At age forty-three, John F. Kennedy became the youngest president of the United States. He created the Peace Corps and put the space program on a path to the moon. His youthful leadership in creating the "New Society" and in advancing civil rights ended abruptly on November 22, 1963, when he was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This title examines the thirty-fifth…  See more details below

Overview

At age forty-three, John F. Kennedy became the youngest president of the United States. He created the Peace Corps and put the space program on a path to the moon. His youthful leadership in creating the "New Society" and in advancing civil rights ended abruptly on November 22, 1963, when he was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This title examines the thirty-fifth president's powerful family, his rise in politics, and the controversial circumstances surrounding his death.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766010390
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Series:
United States Presidents Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
10 - 17 Years

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