Publisher description for A thousand days : John F. Kennedy in the White House / Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
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As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administration. Schlesinger's close relationship with JFK, as a politician and as a friend, has resulted in this authoritative yet intimate account in which the president "walks through the pages, from first to last, alert, alive, amused and amusing" (John Kenneth Galbraith). A THOUSAND DAYS is "at once a masterly literary achievement and a work of major historical significance" (New York Times).
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Kennedy, John F, (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Presidents United States Biography, United States Politics and government 1961-1963