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A balanced and thoughtful account that avoids the hagiography or damnation of so many other JFK bios, revealing the man in all his complexity. Its narrations of the major crises of the Kennedy presidency: the Bay of Pigs, civil rights, the Cuban missile emergency are riveting.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Half title, Series page, Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Table of Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Preface to Revised Edition
  2. pp. xi-xiv
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xv-xvi
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  1. 1. Road to the White House
  2. pp. 1-24
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  1. 2. Assuming Command
  2. pp. 25-46
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  1. 3. Year of Crises and Conflict
  2. pp. 47-70
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  1. 4. More Conflict and Crises
  2. pp. 71-98
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  1. 5. Launching the New Frontier
  2. pp. 99-124
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  1. 6. Old Ideas and New Approaches
  2. pp. 125-172
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  1. 7. The Travail of Civil Rights
  2. pp. 173-202
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  1. 8. The Missiles of October
  2. pp. 203-236
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  1. 9. The Third World
  2. pp. 237-270
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  1. 10. Image and Reality
  2. pp. 271-296
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  1. 11. Aftermath and Assessment
  2. pp. 297-310
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 311-334
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  1. Bibliographical Essay
  2. pp. 335-348
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 349-360
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780700623150
Related ISBN
9780700614578
MARC Record
OCLC
966766344
Pages
376
Launched on MUSE
2017-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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