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JFK: In His Time and Ours Burt Solomon

JFK: In His Time and Ours

Burt Solomon

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To mark the life, political career, and enduring cultural legacy of John F. Kennedy, the Atlantics commemorative edition, JFK: In His Time and Ours, reveals the many sources of President Kennedys continuing hold on the national imagination. TheMoreTo mark the life, political career, and enduring cultural legacy of John F. Kennedy, the Atlantics commemorative edition, JFK: In His Time and Ours, reveals the many sources of President Kennedys continuing hold on the national imagination. The collection features original essays by leading historians and writers, as well as articles and reportage culled from the magazines rich archive.With an introduction by President Bill Clinton, who considers his predecessors contributions to Civil Rights, the issue also includes:*Presidential historian Robert Dalleks new revelations about JFKs battles with his own military advisors, who kept arguing for the deployment of nuclear weapons in the Cold War.*JFK Library Director Thomas Putnams recounting of the real story behind Kennedys most eloquent speech on the world stage, his famous Ich bin ein Berliner speech in 1963.*Columbia Historians Alan Brinkleys essay explaining why the American public holds JFK in so much higher esteem than professional historian do*Novelist Thomas Mallons piece of short fiction, Magnified, which imagines what would have happened if Lee Harvey Oswald had lost his nerve on November 22, 1963Plus: Atlantic articles on the Kennedy era by Eleanor Roosevelt, Garry Wills, Walter Lippmann, Samuel Eliot Morison, Caitlin Flanagan, Robert F. Kennedy, and JFK himself, among many others.