Name: Conversations with JFK-A Fictional Dialogue Based on Biographical Facts (Conversations With)
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Title: Conversations with JFK
Author: O’Brien, Michael
Description: Imagined by one of the world’s foremost JFK scholars, this fictionalised conversation presents the essential biography of America’s most glamorous and mythologised president.
For many, the presidency of John F. Kennedy was a magic interlude in American history. His admirers saw him as a leader of intelligence and imagination, who wielded power with grace, courage and verve – although detractors have questioned the depth of his convictions and drawn attention to his serial philandering.
Kennedy’s rise also marked the beginning of modern "celebrity" politics – a politician with film star charisma who proved ideally suited to the new age of television. Meet the man himself and he’ll tell you how it felt to have his finger on the red button when the world teetered on the brink of nuclear war.
The book is divided into two parts: a biographical essay that provides a concise overview of JFK’s life, achievements, scandals and controversies; and a Q&A dialogue based…