- Used Books
- Staff Picks
- Gifts & Gift Cards
- Sell Books
- Stores & Events
- Let's Talk Books
Special Offers see all
More at Powell's
Recently Viewed clear list
Ships in 1 to 3 days
JFK: Day by Day: A Chronicle of the 1,036 Days of John F. Kennedy's Presidencyby Terry Golway
Synopses & Reviews
John F. Kennedy was elected Americas 35th president in November 1960, and even long after his tragic assassination in 1963 he remains one of the most celebrated leaders of all time among common citizens and historians alike.
In JFK: Day by Day author Terry Golway dissects each and every day of the Kennedy Administration—featuring dated headings, researched accounts, eyewitness testimony, and archival photographs—addressing both political and family affairs to provide the most complete picture of the Camelot” years available.
The unique timeline format, masterfully researched text, and prolific photography make this one of the most easily accessible and comprehensive books on the topic to date. It is an excellent addition to both the serious historians library, as well as the average Americans coffee table.
Book News Annotation:
This 9x10" reference for high school and up offers an illustrated daily record of John. F. Kennedy's entire presidency, covering significant issues, events, and decisions from civil rights and the Cold War to the Cuban missile crisis and the Peace Corps. Each page contains one or two daily entries, and right-side pages feature a running daily chronology in the margin, summarizing key events. The book is illustrated with b&w historical photos on every page, from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. Golway is director of the John Kean Institute for American History at Kean University. Krantz is an author, publisher, and documentary film producer. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Golway dissects each and every day of the Kennedy administration--including dated headings, researched accounts, eyewitness testimony, and archival photographs--addressing both political and family affairs to provide the most complete picture of the "Camelot" years available.
About the Author
Terry Golway is the director of the John Kean Center for American History at Kean University in Union, NJ. A former member of the New York Times Editorial Board, and former City Editor of the New York Observer, he has authored several history books, including Let Every Nation Know, an academic study of John F. Kennedys speeches. Golway has also appeared in documentaries on PBS and the History Channel among others. He lives in northern New Jersey.
What Our Readers Are Saying
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » General