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The Resource Rising star, setting sun : Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and the presidential transition that changed America, John T. Shaw

Rising star, setting sun : Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and the presidential transition that changed America, John T. Shaw

Label
Rising star, setting sun : Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and the presidential transition that changed America
Title
Rising star, setting sun
Title remainder
Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and the presidential transition that changed America
Statement of responsibility
John T. Shaw
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After winning the presidency by a razor-thin victory on November 8, 1960 over Richard Nixon, Dwight D. Eisenhower's former vice president, John F. Kennedy became the thirty-fifth president of the United States. But beneath the stately veneers of both Ike and JFK, there was a complex and consequential rivalry. In Rising Star, Setting Sun, John T. Shaw focuses on the intense ten-week transition between JFK's electoral victory and his inauguration on January 20, 1961. In just over two months, America would transition into a new age, and nowhere was it more marked that in the generational and personal difference between these two men and their dueling visions for the country they led. The former general espoused frugality, prudence, and stewardship. The young political wünderkid embodied dramatic themes and sweeping social change
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
JBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shaw, John
Dewey number
973.921092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Presidents
  • United States
Target audience
general
Label
Rising star, setting sun : Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and the presidential transition that changed America, John T. Shaw
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
xvi, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681777320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)on1031415086
Label
Rising star, setting sun : Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and the presidential transition that changed America, John T. Shaw
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
xvi, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681777320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)on1031415086

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