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Book review: JFK in the senate: pathway to the presidency

Polo Alonso, Ana (2013) Book review: JFK in the senate: pathway to the presidency. LSE Review of Books (23 Oct 2013). Website.

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Abstract

Before John F. Kennedy became a legendary young President, he was the junior Senator from Massachusetts. The Senate was where JFK’s presidential ambitions were born and first realized. In this forthcoming book, John T. Shaw looks at how the young Senator was able to catapult himself on the national stage. JFK in the Senate aims to provide an accessible introduction to Kennedy’s personality and his efforts to transform himself into a viable presidential candidate, and it will certainly appeal to those interested in US political history, writes Ana Polo Alonso.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
JEL classification: G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G24 - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage; Rating Agencies
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2013 15:47
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2021 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54456

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