Camelot and the Cultural Revolution

How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism
Product Number: EB00648045
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781594037542
Publisher: Encounter Books
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Description

James Piereson examines the bizarre aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination: Why in the years after the assassination did the American Left become preoccupied with conspiratorial thinking? How and why was Kennedy transformed in death into a liberal icon and a martyr for civil rights? In what way was the assassination linked to the collapse of mid-century liberalism, a doctrine which until 1963 was the reigning philosophy of the nation?

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Author(s): James Piereson
Original Publish Date: Nov 05, 2013

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