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Corey, Shana

Summary: "Acclaimed author Shana Corey and New York Times Best Illustrated artist R. Gregory Christie deliver a fresh look at Kennedy, underscoring the greatness and fallibility of our leaders and how each one of us, no matter who we are, have the power to make adifference. With quotes from JFK's speeches, detailed back matter, and a thought- provoking author's note, this biography offers a sensitive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: NorthSouth 2017

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Bader, Bonnie

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Summary: "Through this engaging Who Was? biography, kids will discover the woman behind the sunglasses. Private and bookish, Jackie Kennedy found herself thrust into the world spotlight as the young and glamorous wife of the President John F. Kennedy. As First Lady she restored the once neglected rooms of the White House to their former glory, and through her charm and elegance became a style icon whose...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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Hill, Clint.

Summary: Clint Hill will forever be remembered as the lone secret service agent who jumped onto the car after President Kennedy was shot. He recounts his memories of those five days leading up to, and after, that tragic day in November 1963. Told movingly by a man who still wishes he could undo it all, this is a rare and deeply personal look at the assassination that affected the entire world and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.922 HIL

Summary: Profiles the life and times of the thirty-fifth U.S. president, including his childhood, military heroism, and assassination.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2005

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Esposito, Joseph A.

Summary: In April 1962, President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy hosted forty-nine Nobel Prize winners -- along with many other prominent scientists, artists, and writers -- at a famed White House dinner. Among the guests were J. Robert Oppenheimer, who was officially welcomed back to Washington after a stint in the political wilderness; Linus Pauling, who had picketed the White House that very afternoon;...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ForeEdge, an imprint of University Press of New England 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 ESP

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Summary: Chronicles the life of the president who saw America through the Cuban Missile Crisis, established the Peace Corps, and was assassinated during his first term.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEN

Summary: On November 22, 1963, President Kennedy was killed in Dallas and the world changed forever. But what if it could be changed back? James Franco stars as Jake Epping, an English teacher who accepts the monumental mission of trying to prevent the assassination of JFK. Luckily, he has the help of Sadie Dunhill (Sarah Gadon), a resourceful librarian who's trying to reconcile secrets of her own....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ELE

Summary: This film explores Kennedy's childhood years as the privileged but sickly son of one of the wealthiest men in America, his early political career as a lackluster congressman, his successful run for the U.S. Senate, and the game-changing presidential campaign that made him the youngest elected president in U.S. history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Noonan, William Sylvester.

Summary: A portrait of the late son of President Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy Onassis, told by his closest friend, describes the shared loss that bonded their childhoods, John Jr.'s marriage to Carolyn Bessette, and the aftermath of the plane crash that ended their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY JR., JOHN F. NOO

Oliphant, Thomas

Summary: "A behind-the-scenes, revelatory account of John F. Kennedy's wily campaign to the White House, beginning with his bold, failed attempt to win the vice presidential nomination in 1956. A young and undistinguished junior plots his way to the presidency and changes the way we nominate and elect presidents. John F. Kennedy and his young warriors invented modern presidential politics. They turned...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 OLI

Kudlow, Lawrence.

Summary: "The fascinating, suppressed history of how JFK pioneered supply-side economics, "--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339 KUD

Summary: November 22, 1963 is a day that changed the world forever when beloved American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Parkland is the true story behind that tragic day, told from the vantage point of individuals who are forced to make split-second decisions after this incomprehensible event that will change the world's landscape forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Pa

Noonan, William Sylvester.

Summary: For 25 years William Noonan and John F. Kennedy, Jr. were best friends. Sharing an adolescence in Hyannisport, Massachusetts, the two frequented beach bonfires and the Monday-night yacht-club dances, took road trips, shared albums, sneaked cigarettes on the widow's walk of John's house, and scored beer together. And as they grew older, John and Billy never lost the connection they forged in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 NOO

Summary: The 1960s was the decade America transformed from a country of conformity to a land of political, cultural, and social liberation. Looking through the lens of television, this production weaves together the events and personalities that influenced and dominated the 1960s in America, sketching a portrait of this remarkable decade that is both entertaining and illuminating.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIX

Doyle, William

Summary: A thrilling, moment-by-moment account of one of the most famous events of World War II and the sinking of United States patrol torpedo boat and John F. Kennedy's heroic actions that saved his crew, and a fascinating examination of how that extraordinary episode shaped the future president's life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 DOY

Kudlow, Lawrence.

Summary: John F. Kennedy was the first president since the 1920s to slash tax rates across-the-board. One person who followed JFK's tax-cut growth model was Ronald Reagan. The never before told story is the link between JFK and Ronald Reagan. This is the secret history of American prosperity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 330.9 KUD

Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)

Summary: A definitive collection of letters by and to JFK offers unique insights into his character and times, in a volume that includes correspondences with such figures as Martin Luther King Jr., Eleanor Roosevelt, and a young John Kerry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, JOHN F KEN

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAK

Summary: In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president's assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KEN

Summary: A political documentary of the 1960 Wisconsin Democratic presidential primary campaigns in which Senator John F. Kennedy upset Senator Hubert H. Humphrey.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PRI

Baldrige, Letitia.

Summary: Letitia Baldrige, social secretary for First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, presents photographs and recollections of six memorable occasions at the White House, including a luncheon for Princess Grace, and an alfresco dinner at Mount Vernon; and includes menus and recipes from the entertainments by White House chef René Verdon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 642 BAL

Contents: First recorded promotional message on the Edison Phonograph (1906) / Len Spencer -- The German peril (1917) / Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany James Gerard Watson (i.e. James Watson Gerard) -- Address from France (1918) / General J.J. "Black Jack" Pershing -- On Lindbergh's return to the U.S. (1927) / President Calvin Coolidge and Charles Lindbergh -- Abdication address (1936) / King Edward...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Records 1991

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN GRE

John F Kennedy Library Foundation (COR)/ Widmer, Ted (CON)/ Kennedy, Caroline (FRW)

Summary: Offers annotated transcripts of recordings from the secretly-installed recording systems in the oval office and cabinet room of the White House during the John F. Kennedy presidency, covering several of the most important events of the day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2012

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 LIS

Kennedy, Caroline

Summary: A selection of more than 300 images collected by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (many never seen before) that capture the formative years of a uniquely American dynasty and detail the family's progress as it grows from a pair of turn-of-the-century newlyweds into a populous, vibrant clan of hopeful young men and women on the brink of their brilliant destinies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KENNEDY FAMILY KEN

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