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Counselor A Life at the Edge of History

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ISBN-10: 0060798726

ISBN-13: 9780060798727

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ted Sorensen

List price: $17.99
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In this extraordinary memoir, John F. Kennedy's closest advisor recounts in full for the first time his experience counseling Kennedy through the most dramatic moments in American history. Illuminating, revelatory, and gripping, Counselor is the brilliant, long-awaited memoir from the remarkable man who shaped the presidency and the legacy of one of the greatest leaders America has ever known.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034

Author's Note
Preface
Prologue
Lincoln, Nebraska, 1928-1951
Roots
Mother
Father
Childhood and Siblings
Education
Conscience
Washington, D.C., 1951-1964
Move to Washington, D.C.
Joining Senator Kennedy
Relationship with JFK
My Perspective on JFK's Personal Life
My Evolving Role on JFK's Senate Staff
Speechwriting
My Role in Profiles in Courage
A Catholic Candidate for President?
Senator Kennedy's Quest for the Presidency
The 1960-1961 Presidential Transition
Special Counsel to the President
The President's Speeches
President Kennedy's Ministry of Talent
My Relations with Vice President Lyndon Johnson
My Relations with President Kennedy's Family
Kennedy's Civil Rights Initiative
The Cuban Missile Crisis
President Kennedy's Foreign Policy
My Role in Press Relations
Planning for JFK's Reelection and Second Term
The Death of President Kennedy
President Johnson's 1963 Transition
New York City, 1965-2007
Return to Private Life and Authorship
New Life in New York
Practicing Law
My Continuing Involvement in Politics
My 1977 Nomination for Director of Central Intelligence
Family and Health
Epilogue: Reflections, Regrets, and Reconsiderations
Acknowledgments
Index