- from Amazon:
Attached is a brief notice concerning Joseph P. Kennedy (1888 – 1969), Hollywood producer, politician, adulterer and FDR's one-time ambassador to Britain - and his thwarted attempt to merge the Boston Post with the Boston Globe in order to best influence voters in the 1952 Massachusetts congressional elections.
"More than any other president in our history, John F. Kennedy was the public image of the United States of America. Unlike the initial acclaim accorded the stately Roosevelt or the revered Eisenhower, many nations viewed the election of Kennedy in 1961 with alarm. It was not difficult to understand; he was born to great wealth, he was very young and he was inexperienced. Could any country that elected such a man be respected?"
Click here to read about Jackie Kennedy's life after leaving the White House.
The Washington World was a short-lived Capitol Hill monthly that was created to serve the elected classes and their assorted backscratchers who lived and breathed the world of politics. This is their obituary of President Kennedy.
1970: One year after Mary Jo Kopechne had died in a car driven by U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy - questions still lingered concerning his questionable behavior after the accident. This article concerns the five female campaign aids who attended the party the night of the accident; they were the last to see Miss Kopechne alive as she entered the senator's car. These five were nicknamed "the Boiler Room Girls" by those who worked on Kennedy's re-election campaign and many people were curious as to why they were as tight-lipped as they were.
"In his speeches, messages, interviews and other papers, President Kennedy left his countrymen a large volume of eloquent words and phrases defining and illuminating the political, economic and social issues of our time..." Here are some of them.
This is a very funny cartoon that was published in a long forgotten satire magazine from the early Sixties - you'll enjoy it.