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- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
American foreign policy during the 1960s took an aggressive stance against communism as a result of the actions of former president Dwight D. Eisenhower. Through contact with John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, Eisenhower constrained the choices available to his successors and shaped the politics and policies of the United States. ... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 3.99
It's 1953 on the Cote d'Azur. A beautiful blond 21-year-old Swedish aristocrat meets a charismatic, boyish American senator with what she calls a ''fascinating accent.'' They spend a romantic (and chaste) evening together, share a passionate kiss, and he professes his love. But, alas, the handsome prince is about to turn into... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95
A shocking exposé on the life and death of political peace activist Mary Pinchot Meyer, whose relationship with John F. Kennedy sheds new light on the circumstances surrounding his assassination. Who really murdered Mary Pinchot Meyer in the fall of 1964? Why was there a mad rush by CIA counterintelligence chief James Angleton to immediately locate... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 15.99
President Kennedy is the compelling, dramatic history of JFK's thousand days in office. It illuminates the presidential center of power by providing an indepth look at the day-by-day decisions and dilemmas of the thirty-fifth president as he faced everything from the threat of nuclear war abroad to racial unrest at home. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
Popular distrust and the entrenchment of government by professionals lie at the root of America?s most pressing political problems. This characterization of contemporary American politics stems from the transformations brought about from the 1950s to the 1980s. Presidential and congressional behavior, voting behavior, public opinion, public policy... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 30.12
Hauptbeschreibung Die amerikanischen Kriegsberichterstatter in Vietnam: Begründer des Triumphes eines kritischen Journalismus? Vietnam gilt als der letzte Krieg, aus dem frei und unbehindert berichtet werden konnte, und in dem sich Journalisten und Militärs gleichberechtigt gegenüber standen. Diese Sicht wurde zwar von der Forschung weitgehend widerlegt,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 37.99
This study examines the gulf between the history and mythology that has grown up around different aspects of the 1960s, ranging from the counterculture to gay rights, to the student and women's movements, and to the Johnson presidency. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.99
In October 1962, at the height of the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union came to the brink of nuclear conflict over the placement of Soviet missiles in Cuba. In this hour-by-hour chronicle of those tense days, veteran Washington Post reporter Michael Dobbs reveals just how close we came to Armageddon. Here, for the first time, are... more...