A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House
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 HouseUser 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 HouseUser Review - Beverly - Goodreads
As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed the politics and personalities that influenced the Kennedy administration. Schlesinger's relationship with JFK, as a politician and ... Read full review