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Author Shaw, John, 1957-

Title JFK in the senate [text (large print)] : pathway to the presidency / John T. Shaw.

Publication Info. Thorndike, Maine. : Center Point Large Print, 2013.


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Edition Center Point Large Print edition.
Description 390 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
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Note Originally published: New York City : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-390).
Summary Before John F. Kennedy became a legendary young president, he was the junior senator from Massachusetts. The Senate was where JFK's presidential ambitions were born and first realized. In the first book to deal exclusively with JFK's Senate years, author John T. Shaw looks at how the young senator was able to catapult himself on the national stage. Unlike Lyndon Johnson, the Democratic leader in the Senate, JFK never aspired to be "The Master of the Senate" who made deals and kept the institution under his control. Instead, he envisioned himself as a "Historian-Scholar-Statesman," in the mold of his hero Winston Churchill. He realized this ambition with the 1957 publication of Profiles of Courage that earned him a Pulitzer Prize and public limelight. Smart, dashing, irreverent and literary, the press could not get enough of him. Based on primary documents from JFK's Senate years as well as memoirs, oral histories, and interviews with his top aides, JFK in the Senate provides new insight into an underappreciated aspect of his political career.
Contents The unveiling -- Congressman Kennedy -- The 1952 campaign -- The Senate of the 1950s -- Senator Kennedy and the home front -- The high realm of foreign affairs -- The scholarly senator -- The Kennedy Committee -- The total politician -- The high court of history -- The footprints of Senator John F. Kennedy.
Subject Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. (OCoLC)fst00035588
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.
United States. Congress. Senate. (OCoLC)fst00530422
Chronological Term 1953 - 1961
Subject Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Legislators. (OCoLC)fst00995828
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Presidents. (OCoLC)fst01075723
Large type books. (OCoLC)fst00992678
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Large type books.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
ISBN 9781611739473 (large print : hardcover : acid-free paper)
1611739470 (large print : hardcover : acid-free paper)

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