Camelot And The Cultural Revolution: How The Assassination Of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism
It has now been more than forty years since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on the streets of Dallas on November 22, 1963. No event in the post-war era-- not even the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, has cast such a long shadow over our national life. The murder of the handsome and vigorous president shocked the nation to its core, and shook the faith of many Americans in their ...
Hardcover: 250 pages
Publisher: Encounter Books; 1st Edition edition (May 21, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 0.9 x 9.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 1843463
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This was truly an interesting and incisive book. As a student at Columbia during the Kennedy years I was familiar with the rationalist liberal position, and worries about the radical right.A Catholic commuter kid from Queens, I loved Kennedy.I think ...
s and way of life. The repercussions from that event continue to be felt down to the present day. Looking back, it is now clear that Kennedy's death marked a historical crossroads after which point events began to move in surprising and destructive directions.