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The Kennedy White House

Family Life and Pictures, 1961-1963

About The Book

Packed with never-before-seen photographs, The Kennedy White House reveals the world's most famous family, unstaged and as they were, both behind White House doors and in their private homes in Virginia, Palm Beach, Newport, and Hyannis Port. Carl Sferrazza Anthony's fascinating narrative brings new insight to the Kennedy story, in the first book to place the family within the context of 1960s culture and view historical events uniquely from the personal perspective of their family life. A candid and compelling tour, The Kennedy White House "takes you inside the world's most famous goldfish bowl for a glimpse at life in the White House as you've never seen it before" (Julie N. Eisenhower).

About The Author

Photograph by Carl Sferrazza Anthony

Carl Sferrazza Anthony is the author of a dozen books about presidents’ wives and families, including As We Remember Her: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the Words of Her Family and Friends; The Kennedy White House: Family Life and Pictures, 1961–1963; and the two-volume First Ladies: The Saga of the Presidents’ Wives and Their Power, 1789–1990. He has served as guest curator for presidential library exhibits, written for numerous national publications, and served as contributing editor to the late John F. Kennedy, Jr.’s George magazine.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Touchstone (November 5, 2002)
  • Length: 304 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780743214735

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Raves and Reviews

Helen Thomas Author of Front Row at the White House and Thanks for the Memories, Mr. President Carl Sferrazza Anthony has done it again; The Kennedy White House is a lasting treasure. The book reminds us all of the inspiration and hope that prevailed in the Kennedy era.

James MacGregor Burns Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom and coauthor of Dead Center: Clinton-Gore Leadership and the Perils of Moderation A double treat -- a remarkably informative text closely tied to a rich feast of photographs.

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