- Title: John F. Kennedy: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)
- Released: 2011-07-22
- Pages: 179
- ASIN: B005CHW2C0
As president during one of the most tumultuous time periods in American history, John F. Kennedy faced the challenges of the Vietnam War, the incendiary transition from racial segregation to civil rights, the space race, and the volatile Cuban Missile Crisis. Kennedy's actions in these and other pivotal events established him as one of the great American leaders.
About the Author Michael E. Meagher, PhD, is associate professor of political science at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO. His published works include articles on John F. Kennedy and on American political thought. Larry D. Gragg, PhD, is curators' teaching professor of history and chair of the Department of History and Political Science at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO. His published works include The Quaker Community on Barbados: Challenging the Culture of the Planter Class as well as Praeger's A Quest for Security: The Life of Samuel Parris, 1653-1720 and The Salem Witch Crisis. pdf