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Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House

Author: Dallek, Robert

Publisher: Harper Collins

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Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House :

In Camelot's Court, acclaimed JFK biographer Robert Dallek takes an insider's look at the brain trust whose contributions to the successes and failures of Kennedy's administration were indelible. Kennedy purposefully assembled a dynamic team of advisers noted for their brilliance and acumen, but the group was an uneasy band of rivals engaged in fiery debates behind closed doors. Dallek details the contentious issues of Kennedy's years in office, including the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban missile crisis, civil rights, and Vietnam. He illuminates a president who believed in surrounding himself with the best and the brightest but often found himself disappointed with their recommendations. The result is a striking depiction of a leader whose wise resistance to pressure and adherence to personal principles offer a cautionary tale for our own time.

Meticulously researched and masterfully written, Camelot's Court is an intimate tour of a tumultuous White House and a new portrait of the men whose powerful influence shaped the Kennedy legacy.

Category   Subject
Political Science   Government
Biography & Autobiography   Political
History & Geography   United States

ISBN 13:9780062065858
ISBN 10:0062065858
Size:7.99" l x 5.30" w x 0.97" h
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