A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 1087 pages
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As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administration. Schlesinger’s close relationship with JFK, as a politician and as a friend, has resulted in this authoritative yet intimate account in which the president “walks through the pages, from first to last, alert, alive, amused and amusing” (John Kenneth Galbraith). A THOUSAND DAYS is “at once a masterly literary achievement and a work of major historical significance” (New York Times).
  

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Review: A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House

User Review  - Michael Nelson - Goodreads

I enjoyed the insider's view of the Kennedy presidency presented in this book. Arthur Schlesinger Jr. has an amazing command of English and his writing style is beautiful. I did not seek this book out ... Read full review

Review: A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House

User Review  - henrys-axe - Goodreads

Truly one of the finest biographies on John F Kennedy. One of the few non-fiction works I would be willing to read a second time. Read full review

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ARTHUR M. SCHLESINGER, JR., the author of sixteen books, was a renowned historian and social critic. He twice won the Pulitzer Prize, in 1946 for The Age of Jackson and in 1966 for A Thousand Days. He was also the winner of the National Book Award for both A Thousand Days and Robert Kennedy and His Times (1979). In 1998 he was awarded the prestigious National Humanities Medal.

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