John F Kennedy

Mass-market edition of the first authoritative single-volume biography of John F. Kennedy to be written in nearly four decades.

Author: Robert Dallek

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141925820

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Mass-market edition of the first authoritative single-volume biography of John F. Kennedy to be written in nearly four decades. Drawing upon first-hand sources and never-before-opened archives, prize-winning historian Robert Dallek reveals more than we ever knew about Jack Kennedy, forever changing the way we think about his life, his presidency and his legacy. Dallek also discloses that, while labouring to present an image of robust good health, Kennedy was secretly in and out of hospitals throughout his life, soill that he was administered last rites on several occasions. He never shies away from Kennedy's weaknesses, but also brilliantly explores his strengths. The result is a full portrait of a bold, brave and truly human John F. Kennedy.
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An Unfinished Life

Robert Dallek succeeds as no other biographer has done in striking a critical balance -- never shying away from JFK's weaknesses, brilliantly exploring his strengths -- as he offers up a vivid portrait of a bold, brave, complex, heroic, ...

Author: Robert Dallek

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780759528284

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 848

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Drawing on previously unavailable material and never-before-opened archives, An Unfinished Life is packed with revelations large and small -- about JFK's health, his love affairs, RFK's appointment as Attorney General, what Joseph Kennedy did to help his son win the White House, and the path JFK would have taken in the Vietnam entanglement had he survived. Robert Dallek succeeds as no other biographer has done in striking a critical balance -- never shying away from JFK's weaknesses, brilliantly exploring his strengths -- as he offers up a vivid portrait of a bold, brave, complex, heroic, human Kennedy.
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Planet Neptune and the Modern Us Presidents Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

Robert Dallek. An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy 1917 1963. New York: Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2004, 47. 39. Robert Dallek. An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy 1917 1963. New York: Back Bay Books/Little, ...

Author: Suzanne Angioli

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 9781504351829

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 468

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While studying the astrological birth charts of all the US presidents, I discovered that those of the thirteen modern US presidents, from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama, all had the natal Sun (the planet most associated with ones basic identity) making an aspect (certain designated degrees between two planets) to their natal Neptune. This was surprising since I would have thought that politicians, particularly those aspiring to the presidency, would have an overwhelming emphasis on the Sun-Mars aspect, but not on the Sun-Neptune aspect. What I discovered in my research was that good politicians are not warriors (Sun-Mars) per se who use the techniques of warfare to muscle their way through adversity. Rather, they are good actors (Sun-Neptune) who are essentially chameleons (Sun-Neptune) operating in the foggy (Neptune) realm of subtlety (Neptune) and seduction, using their sensitivity (Neptune) and charm (Neptune) to serve their intuitive (Neptune) sides to try to achieve their goals. It became apparent that a good politician is excellent at assuming different roles in order to fit a given political situation and move his agenda forward. The Sun in aspect to Neptune is not unusual, but there is no aggregate population that has 100 percent of its members with this aspect like the modern presidents. I was intrigued with this occurrence and thus set out to research their individual biographies to see just how this aspect played out in their lives. After all, it seemed to be almost a prerequisite for being elected to the modern Oval Office.
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John F Kennedy

Hoboken , NJ : John Wiley & Sons , 2003 , p . 40 . p . 10 , “ ... it's not only that I want to look that way ... ” quoted in Robert Dallek , An Unfinished Life : John F. Kennedy , 19171963 . Boston : Little , Brown , 2003 , p .

Author: Wil Mara

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 0761446710

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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"Provides comprehensive information on President John F. Kennedy and places him within his historical and cultural context. Also explored are the formative events of his times and how he responded"--Provided by publisher.
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John F Kennedy

David Burner, John F. Kennedy and a New Generation (The Library of American Biography series, New York: Pearson Longman, ... Robert Dallek, An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 19171963 (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2003), 67.

Author: Jason K. Duncan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136174889

Category: History

Page: 256

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Half a century after his assassination, John F. Kennedy continues to evoke widespread fascination, looming large in America’s historical memory. Popular portrayals often show Kennedy as a mythic, heroic figure, but these depictions can obscure the details of the president’s actual achievements and challenges. Despite the short length of his time in office, during his presidency, Kennedy dealt with many of the issues that would come to define the 1960s, including the burgeoning Cold War and the growing Civil Rights movement. In John F. Kennedy: The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism, Jason K. Duncan explains Kennedy’s significance as a political figure of the 20th century in U.S. and world history. Duncan contextualizes Kennedy’s political career through his personal life and addresses the legacy the president left behind. In a concise narrative supplemented by primary documents, including presidential speeches and critical reviews from the left and right, Duncan builds a biography that elucidates the impact of this iconic president and the history of the 1960s.
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Let Every Nation Know

Let Every Nation Know is the first book of its kind-a historical biography in Kennedy's own words.

Author: Terry Golway

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402248290

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 308

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Let Every Nation Know is the first book of its kind-a historical biography in Kennedy's own words. Combining a remarkable audio CD of Kennedy's most famous speeches, debates and press conferences with the insights of two of America's preeminent historians, the result is a unique look at the world-changing words and presidency of John F. Kennedy. Robert Dallek, author of the #1 bestselling biography An Unfinished Life, and Terry Golway, author of Washington's General, bring to life the soaring oratory, marvelous wit and the intense drama of Kennedy's words and the events they evoke. "I had forgotten just how powerful these speeches were but the CD brings them to life once more and Dallek and Golway have done a masterful job of putting them into context."-Bob Schieffer, CBS News
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100 Opinions You Can Trust on an Unfinished Life

In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917 - 1963.

Author: Christian Frilling

Publisher: Lennex

ISBN: 5458943171

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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917 - 1963." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get pregnant in the next five minutes. 3. You've heard it all.
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John F Kennedy

Lawrence F. O'Brien, No Final Victories, p. 33. 7. Cabell Phillips, “Case History of a Senate Race,” New York Times Sunday Magazine, October 26, 1952, p. 50. 8. Robert Dallek, An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 19171963 (New York: ...

Author: Michael Meagher

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313354168

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 179

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· Includes rarely seen materials from Kennedy's books, writings, speeches, and meetings with advisors · Provides a historical chronology of John F. Kennedy's life from the emergence of the Kennedy family in the early 20th century to his assassination in 1963 · Includes historical maps, such as a map of Germany in 1961 · Contains numerous photographs of the parents and family of John F. Kennedy and Kennedy himself throughout his life · A bibliography lists major primary and secondary sources on Kennedy and his times
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100 Things You Don t Wanna Know about an Unfinished Life

In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963.

Author: Jonathan Root

Publisher: Lennex

ISBN: 5458936493

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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get pregnant in the next five minutes. 3. You've heard it all.
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