Search - List of Books by John F. Kennedy

"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life." -- John F. Kennedy
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 — November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.

After Kennedy's military service as commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat PT-109 during World War II in the South Pacific, his aspirations turned political. With the encouragement and grooming of his father, Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., Kennedy represented Massachusetts's 11th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1947 to 1953 as a Democrat, and served in the U.S. Senate from 1953 until 1960. Kennedy defeated then Vice President and Republican candidate Richard Nixon in the 1960 U.S. presidential election, one of the closest in American history. He was the second-youngest President (after Theodore Roosevelt), the first President born in the 20th century, and the youngest elected to the office, at the age of 43. Kennedy is the first and only Catholic and the first Irish American president, and is the only president to have won a Pulitzer Prize. Events during his administration include the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the building of the Berlin Wall, the Space Race, the African American Civil Rights Movement and early stages of the Vietnam War.

Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas. Lee Harvey Oswald was charged with the crime but was shot and killed two days later by Jack Ruby before he could be put on trial. The FBI, the Warren Commission, and the House Select Committee on Assassinations concluded that Oswald was the assassin, with the HSCA allowing for the probability of conspiracy based on disputed acoustic evidence. The event proved to be an important moment in U.S. history because of its impact on the nation and the ensuing political repercussions. Today, Kennedy continues to rank highly in public opinion ratings of former U.S. presidents.

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Total Books: 63
Why England Slept by John F Kennedy
2016 - Why England Slept By John F Kennedy (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9784871877671
ISBN-10: 4871877671
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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Profiles in Courage
Why England Slept
2016 - Why England Slept (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781440849909
ISBN-10: 1440849900
Genre: History
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The Letters of John F Kennedy
2015 - The Letters of John F Kennedy (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781608193523
ISBN-10: 1608193527
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Profiles in Courage Deluxe Modern Classic
Die geheimen Aufnahmen aus dem Weien Haus
2012 - Die Geheimen Aufnahmen Aus Dem Weien Haus (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783455502794
ISBN-10: 3455502792
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John F Kennedy The Inaugural Address
2010 - John F Kennedy the Inaugural Address [Words That Changed America] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780670013241
ISBN-10: 0670013242
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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JFK Selected Speeches of President John F Kennedy
2010 - Jfk Selected Speeches of President John F Kennedy (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781934941775
ISBN-10: 1934941778
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State of the Union Addresses of John F Kennedy
2008 - State of the Union Addresses of John F Kennedy (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781605977652
ISBN-10: 1605977659
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Quotations of John F Kennedy
2008 - Quotations of John F Kennedy [Great American Quote Books] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781557090577
ISBN-10: 1557090572
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Reference, Nonfiction
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A Nation of Immigrants
2008 - A Nation of Immigrants (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061447549
ISBN-10: 0061447544
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Profiles in Courage Decisive Moments in the Lives of Celebrated Americans
State Of The Union Addresses
2006 - State of the Union Addresses (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781421807591
ISBN-10: 1421807599
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Sterilisation of tissues using ionizing radiations
2005 - Sterilisation of Tissues Using Ionizing Radiations (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780849337970
ISBN-10: 0849337976
Genres: Science & Math, Medical Books
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The Uncommon Wisdom of John F Kennedy  A Portrait in His Own Words
Profiles in Courage CD
2003 - Profiles in Courage Cd (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780060533236
ISBN-10: 0060533234
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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The Greatest Speeches of President John F Kennedy
2000 - The Greatest Speeches of President John F Kennedy (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781887227469
ISBN-10: 1887227466
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To Turn the Tide
2000 - To Turn the Tide (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780060123352
ISBN-10: 0060123354
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Politics & Social Sciences
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John F Kennedy The JFK Wit
1999 - John F Kennedy the Jfk Wit (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781885959393
ISBN-10: 1885959397
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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All Too Human The Love Story of Jack and Jackie Kennedy
1997 - All Too Human the Love Story of Jack and Jackie Kennedy [Thorndike Large Print General Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780786208890
ISBN-10: 0786208899
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Prelude to Leadership The Post-War Diary of John F Kennedy Summer 1945
1990 - Cellulose Structural and Functional Aspects [Ellis Horwood series in polymer science and technology] (Hardcover)Hardcover