Let Every Nation Know is the first book of its kind-a historical biography in Kennedy's own words. Combining a remarkable audio CD of Kennedy's most famous speeches, debates and press conferences with the insights of two of America's preeminent historians, the result is a unique look at the world-changing words and presidency of John F. Kennedy.
Robert Dallek, author of the #1 bestselling biography An Unfinished Life, and Terry Golway, author of Washington's General, bring to life the soaring oratory, marvelous wit and the intense drama of Kennedy's words and the events they evoke.
"I had forgotten just how powerful these speeches were but the CD brings them to life once more and Dallek and Golway have done a masterful job of putting them into context."-Bob Schieffer, CBS News
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“Perhaps the best of all the books on JFK. Jack speaks to us again across the years, in words still highly relevant to our times.”
-Senator Edward M. Kennedy
Let Every Nation Know is the first book of its kind-a political biography crafted from Kennedy’s own words and the era he defined, from the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis to the Nixon-Kennedy debates and Civil Rights. Combining a remarkable audio CD with the insights of two of America’s most notable historians, the result is a unique look at the world-changing words and presidency of John F. Kennedy.
“May be the best concise account of the Kennedy presidency ever written. But if their superb text is not enough to convince post-1963 Americans that JFK deserves to be ranked among the greatest presidents, the audio CD of his speeches that accompanies the book virtually makes the case on its own and will be a revelation to anyone whose familiarity with his oratory is limited to his magnificent inaugural address.”
“Words are the tools of politics - and this marvelous work again lets us hear a master wield them with the skill and passion that made him great.”
- Joe Conason, journalist and author of The Hunting of the President and Big Lies
“I had forgotten just how powerful these speeches were, but the CD brings them to life once more and Dallek and Golway have done a masterful job of putting them into context.”
-Bob Schieffer, CBS News
“This work illuminates the importance of public address to the success and reputation of presidents and shows that Kennedy mastered this art.”
Robert Dallek is the author of the number one bestseller An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 as well as Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power.
Terry Golway is the author of The Irish in America and Washington’s General.
Includes 34 speeches, debates and interviews forging a fresh portrait of John F. Kennedy and his presidency.
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Robert Dallek was the winner of the Bancroft Prize for his work FDR and American Foreign Policy and is the author of the number one bestseller An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 as well as Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power.
Terry Golway is the author of The Irish in America and Washington’s General, a biography of Nathanael Greene. He writes for the New York Times, American Heritage, and the New York Observer and is currently a scholar in residence at Kean University.
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