Debating the Kennedy Presidency (Debating Twentieth-Century by James N. Giglio

By James N. Giglio

Debating the Kennedy Presidency examines the successes and screw ups of Kennedy's overseas and household guidelines. The differing viewpoints of the 2 authors, in addition to the supplementary records, enable readers to ascertain the problems and draw their very own conclusions approximately America's thirty fifth president.

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