This title focuses on civil rights and the perceived communist threat, the Cuban missile crisis, and the opening phases of the Vietnam War. Key themes and concepts associated with JFK's life are presented in an easily understood, jargon-free way. In addition to discussing Kennedy's background and the times in which he lived, this text also explores the ideas that motivated him as President, why Kennedy's legacy has proved to be so enduring, and Kennedy's importance as world leader.
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