This invaluable account provides an excellent introduction to the Presidency of John F. Kennedy. To understand Kennedy's aims and achievements in the White House, it looks at Kennedy the man and outlines his background and early career and the influences upon him. Hugh Brogan shows Kennedy as a credible statesman, a man of solid achievement. His record as President was, broadly, impressive and would have been more so had he lived.

chapter Chapter 1|5 pages

The Kennedy Problem

chapter Chapter 2|51 pages

A Candidate For Office

chapter Chapter 3|29 pages

Alarms And Excursions

chapter Chapter 4|35 pages

The View From The White House

chapter Chapter 5|30 pages

The Missiles Of October

chapter Chapter 6|28 pages


chapter Chapter 7|25 pages


chapter Chapter 8|22 pages

Death And A Presidency