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 John F. Kennedy

 Books on the 35th President of the United States
  Including the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and Assassination
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Bay of Pigs Declassified : The Secret CIA Report on the Invasion of Cuba
(National Security Archive Documents Reader)
by Peter Kornbluh (Editor)
Listed under Bay of Pigs

An Unfinished Life
by Robert Dallek

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

Remembering Jack and Bobby: A Kennedy Anthology
by Sheila L. Cassidy (Editor), Shelia L. Cassidy
(Paperback - December 1992)

Camelot at Dawn : Jacqueline and John Kennedy in May, 1954
by Orlando Suero (Photographer), Anne Garside 
Hardcover: 128 pages
Johns Hopkins Univ Pr; ISBN: 0801868564; (November 2001)

Contract on America : The Mafia Murder of President John F. Kennedy
David E. Scheim
Listed under Kennedy Assassination

The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys : An American Saga
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Paperback - 960 pages 1 touchsto edition (January 2001)
Touchstone Books; ISBN: 0743201752

The Greatest Speeches of President John F. Kennedy
by John F. Kennedy
Out of Print

Jack and Bobby 
by Tom Murphy
(Hardcover - November 1998)

Jack: The Early Years of John F. Kennedy
by Ilene Cooper
(Hardcover - January 2003)

Jack and Jackie : Portrait of an American Marriage
Christopher Andersen,
Paperback / Published 1997 
Also in Large Print

JFK: The Kennedy Tapes, Vol. I, Original Speeches of the Presidential Years
Audio CD
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John F. Kennedy and a New Generation (The Library of American Biography)
David Burner 
Hardcover / Published 1988

Jack: A Life Like No Other
by Geoffrey Perret 
(Hardcover - October 2001)

The Kennedy Men 1901-1963: The Laws of the Father
by Laurence Leamer 
(Hardcover - October 2001)

Jacqueline Kennedy : The White House Years: Selections from the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum
by Hamish Bowles (Editor), Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Listed under Jacqueline Kennedy

Kennedy White House : Family Life and Pictures, 1961-1963
by Carl Sferrazza Anthony 
(Hardcover - October 2001)

John F. Kennedy and His Family Paper Dolls in Full Color
Listed under Paper Dolls

Kennedy: Stories of Life and Death from an American Family
by Clint Willis (Editor)

The Kennedy Tapes : Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis
by Ernest R. May (Editor), Philip D. Zelikow (Editor)
For 13 days in October 1962, the United States and the Soviet Union teetered on the brink of a nuclear exchange after the Soviets placed intermediate-range missiles on the island of Cuba. U.S. forces were poised at red alert while the Soviets pledged to launch nuclear weapons if the island was invaded. As the world watched anxiously, President John F. Kennedy and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev negotiated a truce that averted disaster.
Listed under Cuban Missile Crisis

The Kennedys at War, 1937-1945
by Edward J., Jr. Renehan

Somebody once asked John F. Kennedy how he became a war hero. "It was easy," he replied. "They sank my boat." JFK's adventure aboard PT-109 in the Second World War is fairly well-known. Kennedy's boat did indeed sink in the Pacific, but it was his able leadership that helped his men survive in dangerous waters and then on a deserted island. This episode comprises only a sliver of Edward J. Renehan Jr.'s story of the Kennedy family at war. Father Joe Kennedy, who was FDR's isolationist ambassador to Great Britain, looms over much of the book, especially the first half. JFK's older brother, Joe Jr., was also involved in the war; when he died on a bombing raid, the family's political aspirations shifted onto Jack. (Sisters Kathleen and Rosemary also receive due attention.) Renehan provides a fascinating glimpse at how the central event of the 20th century shaped one of America's great dynasties. He disputes a few previous interpretations--he says JFK's book Why England Slept became a bestseller because of its merits rather than his father's eagerness to buy multiple copies. What emerges is a clear picture of the future president as a young man and a story of how a war changed him: He "looked at life and the world in a new and unique way, operating from a perspective he could not have previously imagined." The Kennedys at War is a welcome addition to a crowded field of Kennedy books and highly recommended for anybody interested in this fascinating family. --John Miller -
Hardcover: 384 pages
Doubleday; ISBN: 038550165X; (April 16, 2002)

Kennedy's Wars : Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam
by Lawrence Freedman 
(Hardcover - November 2000)

Kennedy Weddings : A Family Album
by Jay Mulvaney, Doris Kearns Goodwin 
(Hardcover - October 1999)

The Power of Myth
by Joseph Campbell, et al
Listed under Mythology

The Presidential Recordings: John F. Kennedy: Volumes 1-3, The Great Crises
by Philip D. Zelikow (Editor), et al 
(Hardcover - October 2001)

Profiles in Courage
by John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy (Foreword)
(Paperback - March 2000)

PT 109 : John F. Kennedy in WWII
by Robert J. Donovan
Listed under PT Boats

Remembering Jack: Intimate and Unseen Photographs of the Kennedys
Remembering Jack: Intimate and Unseen Photographs of the Kennedys
by Jacques Lowe
Hardcover from Bulfinch
Book Published: November, 2003
Silencing the Lone Assassin : The Murders of JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald
by John A. Canal
Listed under Kennedy Assassination

Why England Slept
by John F. Kennedy 
Written by John F. Kennedy in 1940 when he was still in college and reprinted in 1961 when he was president, this book is an appraisal of the tragic events of the thirties that led to World War II. It is an account of England's unpreparedness for war and a study of the shortcomings of democracy when confronted by the menace of totalitarianism. The Publisher.
(Hardcover - October 1981)

Kennedy's Quest for Victory : American Foreign Policy, 1961-1963
Thomas G. Paterson (Editor)
Hardcover / Published 1989 
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