by Sheldon M. Stern
Fredrik Logevall's new JFK biography is one of the first by a historian who did not personally experience the Kennedy years. Longtime JFK Library historian says this is all to the good, as Logevall makes extensive use of available primary sources to place Kennedy's political and diplomatic views in the context of his formative experiences in wartime.
“The most comfortable position in the world is not lying in bed,” Caro says. “It’s sitting at this desk.”
SOURCE: Associated Press
Lucy Hughes-Hallett will be awarded $32,000.
SOURCE: The New Republic
by John B. Judis
So why has "The Search for JFK" been unfairly forgotten?
SOURCE: Special to HNN
Murray Polner: Review of Aida D. Donald’s “Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman” (Basic Books)
Murray Polner is a regular book reviewer for HNN.
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