A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

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An unforgettable portrait of John F. Kennedy in the White House, from America's most celebrated living historian, winner of the pulitzer prize and the National Book Award. As special assistant the the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed first-hand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administration. Schlesinger's close relationship with John F. Kennedy, as a politician and as a friend, resulted in this authoritative yet intimate account, in which the president "walks through the pages, from the 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). Paperback, 1087 pages.

  • Arthur Schlesinger's masterful account of JFK's presidency.
  • "Of all the Kennedy books... this is the best."- TIME
  • Paperback, 1087 pages.