Multcolib Research Picks: 50 Years After the Assassination
Annotation:Starting with the simple question, "Where were you?" , their memories and interpretations paint a rich and moving picture of a hopeful nation torn asunder by grief.
Annotation:On the anniversary of his assassination, this explores the fascinating and powerful influence he has had over five decades on the media, the general public, and especially on each of his nine presidential successors.
Annotation:Fifty years ago, LIFE delivered an unrivaled account of the death of a President and a nation's loss of innocence. This compilation contains much of that original journalism and photojournalism, as well as recollections of those who were there and opinions on what it all meant going forward.
Annotation:On November 22, 2013, it will be 50 years since the death of President John F. Kennedy. The minute-by-minute story of the death of a president is told through rarely seen film and photographs shot on the tragic day.
Annotation:Groundbreaking new history of the Kennedy assassination, investigative reporter and bestselling author Phil Shenon writes the ultimate inside account of what has become the most controversial murder investigation of the 20th century, the aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Annotation:Shares an assessment of Kennedy's administration as it might have evolved had he not been assassinated, covering such topics as the 1964 campaign, his private life issues, and his approaches to Vietnam, civil rights, and the Cold War.
Annotation:The story of a secret service agent who made the fateful decision to remove the security bubble from Kennedy's parade car follows his struggles with suicidal feelings of guilt until a young reporter endeavors to determine the day's outcome if the bubbletop had been in place.
Annotation:Published on the eve of the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy and replete with many never-before-seen photographs, this posthumous memoir draws on previously unpublished oral histories, gallery talks, and speeches by Jacques Lowe, JFK's official photographer.
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November 22, 1963...Where were you? Seems we are still fascinated by the Kennedy assassination 50 years later. This is a selection of new JFK books to mark the tragic anniversary.