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This Time, This Place My Life in War, the White House, and Hollywood

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ISBN-10: 030734665X

ISBN-13: 9780307346650

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jack Valenti

List price: $15.95
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With the nation at war in the 1940s, twenty-two-year-old Jack Valenti flew fifty-one combat missions as the pilot of a B-25 attack bomber with the 12th Air Force based in Italy. In the 1960s, with the nation reeling from the assassination of a beloved president and becoming embroiled in a far different kind of war in Vietnam, he was in that fateful Dallas motorcade in 1963, flew back to Washington with the new president, and for three years worked in the inner circle of the White House as special assistant to President Lyndon Johnson. Then, for the next thirty-eight years, with American society and popular culture undergoing a revolutionary transformation, Valenti was the public face of…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 10/28/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Preface
Rewind
The Longest Day
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Alamo Street
War
The Peace Years Begin
The White House
The Great Society
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Crossing the Rubicon
Back to the Hill Country
Hollywood
Lew Wasserman: The Hollywood Curtain Opens
Settling in to Run the Show
Icons of the Silver Screen
MPAA Abroad and at Home
The Death of Lew Wasserman and Hollywood's Generational Leadership Change
Racing to the Future
Stepping Down and Summing Up
Acknowledgments
Index