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The Resource John F. Kennedy : America's 35th president, Kieran Doherty

John F. Kennedy : America's 35th president, Kieran Doherty

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John F. Kennedy : America's 35th president
Title
John F. Kennedy
Title remainder
America's 35th president
Statement of responsibility
Kieran Doherty
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John F. Kennedy was the youngest candidate and the first Roman Catholic ever elected president. The son of a politically powerful Irish-American family in Massachusetts, he defeated vice president Richard Nixon by a paper-thin margin in 1960. Kennedy brought a new sense of youth and style to the presidency and attracted many young people to government and community service. He established the Peace Corps, which recruited volunteers to work in community programs overseas. In 1961. Kennedy authorized an invasion of Cuba to overthrow the Communist regime. In 1962, when U.S. planes spotted Soviet missile sites in Cuba. Kennedy forced the Soviets to remove the missiles. At home, Kennedy supported legal efforts to end the segregation of African Americans in southern states. On November 22, 1963, Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas. Texas, His vice president, Lyndon Johnson, was sworn in to complete his term
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
MG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.0
Series statement
Encyclopedia of presidents
Series volume
35
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
juvenile
Label
John F. Kennedy : America's 35th president, Kieran Doherty
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The early years -- War hero -- Into politics -- Aiming for the presidency -- "A new frontier"-- A fateful year
Control code
ocm56334180
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
110 pages
Isbn
9780516229768
Lccn
2004019421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
John F. Kennedy : America's 35th president, Kieran Doherty
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The early years -- War hero -- Into politics -- Aiming for the presidency -- "A new frontier"-- A fateful year
Control code
ocm56334180
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
110 pages
Isbn
9780516229768
Lccn
2004019421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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