John F. Kennedy: The Life, The Presidency, The Assassination
Author: Ian Shircore and David Southwell
Despite being President for only 1,036 days, John F. Kennedy remains arguably the most popular leader in American history. His presidency witnessed the Bay of Pigs invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the development of counterinsurgency in the Vietnam War, key moments in the history of Civil Rights, and the beginning of the space race. As well as examining these events in detail, John F. Kennedy - The Life, the Presidency, the Assassination explores his acts of heroism during World War II, his work in Congress and the Senate, and the controversial 1960 election. It also reveals Kennedy's fascinating private life - from the turbulent relations of the Kennedy family, to his marriage to Jacqueline Bouvier and their family - before closing with an assessment of Kennedy's legacy. Published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination in November 1963, this book provides a unique look at the 35th President of the United States through its inclusion of 170 illustrations and 15 engaging removable facsimile documents.
Ian Shircore is an experienced author with a background in journalism, publishing and international marketing. He is the author of the bestselling Conspiracy! 49 Reasons to Doubt, 50 Reasons to Believe, amongst a variety of other books. David Southwell has a decade of experience in publishing. He has supplied primary research for books by the historical researcher Andrew Collins and has nine years' experience as a journalist, sub-editor, and section editor in the newspaper industry. He has written numerous history books, including Conspiracy Files (2004), Secrets and Lies (2005), and The History of Organized Crime (most recent edition 2012).