Summary: In this biography, David Burner explores the controversies, successes and failures in the life and presidency of John F. Kennedy, and his influence in shaping the modern American consciousness.
Burner's in-depth discussion of John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) as both an individual and a leader allows the reader to examine the changes that took place in the American political and social systems as reflected in the hopeful days of Kennedy's "Camelot."
Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each of the titles in the "Library of American Biography" series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. In addition, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times. ...show less