One of our most photogenic presidents, Kennedy was the first to use the new medium of television as well as the advances in color and candid photography to further his ambitious agenda. His life and administration were documented in groundbreaking intimacy, from the live TV debate against Richard Nixon that won him the presidency to the first televised tour of the White House to the shocking drama of his assassination. Martin W. Sandler's extensive research is combined with more than a hundred images to provide a complete portrait of Kennedy as a son, a brother, a father, an activist, and a president. Readers will see the many sides of this charismatic man, whose influence over his country has lasted long after his untimely death and has cemented his family's legacy as American royalty.
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