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A Thousand Days. John F. Kennedy in the White House by Arthur M. Schlesinger - First Edition, Fifth Printing - 1965 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000000459)

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

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

by Arthur M. Schlesinger

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Boston / Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press, 1965. Hardcover. First Edition, fifth printing. Navy cloth over boards with gilt lettering in red title bands and boxes to spine and front cover. A handsome Near Fine book with No Jacket. Original owner's bookplate to front free endpaper, otherwise interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, head bumped. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Several small scratches to rear cover. xvi + 1087 pages. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this is the classic study of the presidency of John F. Kennedy as told by a master historian who had the advantage of personally witnessing the great and tragic events of which he writes. Contents; Prologue : January 1961; The road to the nomination; Triumph in Los Angeles; Campaign for the presidency; Kennedy on the eve; Gathering of the forces; Prelude to the New Frontier; Latin American journey; The Alliance for Progress; The hour of euphoria; The Bay of Pigs; Ordeal by fire; New departures; Legacy in Southeast Asia; Encounter in Europe; Trial in Berlin; The reconstruction of democracy; Peril in the skies; No truce to terror; New directions in the third world; Tangle in Southeast Asia; Africa : the new adventure; The world of diversity; The country moving again; The national agenda; In the White House; Down Pennsylvania Avenue; The bully pulpit; The politics of modernity; Battle for the hemisphere; Again Cuba; The great turning; The not so grand design; Two Europes : De Gaulle and Kennedy; The pursuit of peace; The travail of equal rights; The Negro Revolution; Autumn 1963.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
RWARE0000000459
Title
A Thousand Days. John F. Kennedy in the White House
Author
Arthur M. Schlesinger
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Dust Jacket
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition, Fifth Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press
Place of Publication
Boston / Cambridge
Date Published
1965
Keywords
biography, Kennedy, JFK, government, history, politics, politicians, presidents, United States, Pulitzer, National Book Award
Bookseller catalogs
Politics & Government; History; Biographies;
Size
8vo

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