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Grace and power [electronic resource] : the private world of the Kennedy White House / Sally Bedell Smith.

By: Smith, Sally Bedell, 1948-.
Contributor(s): Adams, Lee | Books on Tape, Inc.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2008ISBN: 9781415953396 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book); 1415953392 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book).Subject(s): Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994 | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Friends and associates | Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994 -- Friends and associates | Presidents -- United States -- Biography | Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography | United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963 | Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 1951-Genre/Form: Audiobooks.Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 973.922/092 | B Online resources: Click Here to Access Title | Excerpt Read by Lee Adams.Summary: Drawing on letters, personal papers, and interviews with Kennedy intimates speaking for the first time, this sensitive portrait of the twentieth century's most storied presidency reveals how the Kennedys and their circle changed the political and social landscape of America -- and how it, in turn, altered them. In the process, Smith reveals JFK for what he was: a politically progressive man who created a New Frontier and stood up to the Soviets; a family man who, though a devoted father, was entangled with scores of mistresses and women half his age; and an extraordinary leader with a streak of uncontrollable recklessness.
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Drawing on letters, personal papers, and interviews with Kennedy intimates speaking for the first time, this sensitive portrait of the twentieth century's most storied presidency reveals how the Kennedys and their circle changed the political and social landscape of America -- and how it, in turn, altered them. In the process, Smith reveals JFK for what he was: a politically progressive man who created a New Frontier and stood up to the Soviets; a family man who, though a devoted father, was entangled with scores of mistresses and women half his age; and an extraordinary leader with a streak of uncontrollable recklessness.

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Grace and power : by Smith, Sally Bedell, ©2004
Grace and power by Bedell Smith, Sally. ©2011
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