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    The Making of the President 1960 (Harper Perennial Political Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Theodore H. White

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    DescriptionThe greatest political story ever told--the epic clash between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, as captured in Theodore White's dramatic and groundbreaking chronicleThe Making of the President 1960 is the book that revolutionized--even created--modern political journalism. Granted intimate access to all parties involved, Theodore White crafted an almost mythic story of the battle that pitted Senator John F. Kennedy against Vice-President Richard M. Nixon--from the decisive primary battles to the history-making televised debates, the first of their kind. Magnificently detailed and exquisitely paced, The Making of the President 1960 imbues the nation's presidential election process with both grittiness and grandeur, and established a benchmark against which all new campaign reporters would measure their work. The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction--and the first entry in White's influential four-volume "narrative history of American politics in action"--this classic account remains the keystone of American political journalism.


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    Title
    The Making of the President 1960
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Theodore H. White
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 322 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780061900600
    ISBN 10: 0061900605
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.3
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW3, HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPK
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JPHF
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1960
    B&T General Subject: 430
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
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    BISAC V2.8: POL008000, POL040010
    B&T Approval Code: A16424600, A42604520
    DC22: 324.9730921
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    DC22: 324.9730922
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
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    BIC subject category V2: 3JJPK
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036060
    DC22: 324.973/0921
    LC classification: E837.7 .W48 2009
    Thema V1.0: JPHF, NHK
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperPerennial
    Publication date
    03 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "No book that I know of has caught the heartbeat of a campaign as strikingly as Theodore White has done in The Making of the President 1960."--New York Times