Book Discussion on JFK's Last Hundred Days

Thurston Clarke talked about his book, JFK’s Last Hundred Days: The Transformation of a Man and the Emergence of a Great President,… read more

Thurston Clarke talked about his book, JFK’s Last Hundred Days: The Transformation of a Man and the Emergence of a Great President, in which he recalls the last one hundred days of President John F. Kennedy’s life, which began on the day his two-day old son, Patrick died on August 9, 1963. In his book, the author reports that during the final months of Kennedy’s life he gained a greater understanding of the civil rights movement, sought a better relationship with the Soviet Union, and presented his doubts on the U.S. involvement in Vietnam. Thurston Clarke spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on JFK's Last Hundred Days

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 14, 2013
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Nov 18, 2013

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  • Sep 14, 2013 | 8:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 2013 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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