A Question of Character

A Question of Character

A Life of John F. Kennedy

Book - 1997
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No issue is more hotly debated than how, or even if, a politician's private life affects his public competence. InA Question of CharacterJohn F. Kennedy's two lives--public and private--are examined to answer this timely question. Respected historian and biographer Thomas C. Reeves reveals discrepancies between JFK's public persona, which has reached mythic proportions, and his scandalous private behavior. Most illuminating is the constant theme or Joe Kennedy's almost total control of JFK's behavior and politics throughout most of his son's career. "The John Kennedy who emerges from these pages was not a man of good moral character. He was reared not to be good but to win." --Los Angeles Times Reeves has provided the most truthful and balanced assessment of John F. Kennedy to date. Written more in sorrow than in anger,A Question of Characterexplores the sensitive and difficult question of how people, and history itself, ought to judge the relationship between personal character and national leadership.
Publisher: Rocklin, Calif. : Prima Publishing, c1997.
ISBN: 9780761512875
076151287X
Branch Call Number: 973.922092 Kenne-R 3701 1
Characteristics: xv, 510 pages : illustrations

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