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President Kennedy / Profile of Power

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Peter Braestrup Chicago Tribune An uncommonly cool, compelling portrait of a modern president. Rory Quirk The Atlanta Journal/The Atlanta Constitution A skillful blend of history and character study….Informative and provocative…Reeves offers the nation’s 35th president without adulation and without tears. Derek Shearer Los Angeles Times Book Review President Kennedy…is the best study that I’ve read of what it’s like to be President. Bill McKibben New York Daily News The power of JFK and of this book is strong enough that it illuminates our present day as well. Michael Elliot Newsweek A magnificent book….Reeves tries to reconstruct [Kennedy’s] world from his perspective. He succeeds triumphantly, forcing us to read the early 1960s in a fresh way. Geoffrey C. Ward The Boston Globe Reeves’ portrait of Kennedy and his presidency is both persuasive and compelling; the reader puts it down with the feeling that this is what it must have been like to be at the center of power at a time when the center very nearly did not hold. Bruce W. Nelan Time Fresh and fascinating material….The Bottom Line: A cool, clear look at the way JFK dealt with his crises. Michiko Kakutani The New York Times [A] narrative that leaves us not only with a new understanding of Kennedy as President, but also with a new understanding of what it means to be President. Time magazine The best non-fiction book of the year.

Simon & Schuster

1994, paperback, 798pp, mooi exemplaar