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The day Kennedy died : 50 years later LIFE remembers the man and the moment.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 1618930745
  • ISBN: 9781618930743
  • Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 36 cm + 1 magazine (101 pages, 3 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 35 cm)
  • Publisher: New York, New York : LIFE Books, [2013]

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult New Books New 973.922/Life (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW E 842.9 .D35 2013 (Text to phone) Mending -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction Oversize / E 842.9 .L54 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose On Order On Order 94637 (Text to phone) On order -
Peabody South Branch Adult New Nonfiction NEW E 842.9 .D325 2013 (Text to phone) In process -
Stoneham Adult Nonfiction Lower Level 973.922 LIF Oversize (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Lower Level 973.922 L oversize (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: "Includes a removable reprint of the original LIFE issue [November 29, 1963]"--Cover.
Contents Note: Introduction: For one brief shining moment -- Foreword: "A death in the American family" (A conversation with David McCullough) -- The Kennedys -- President Kennedy -- That day in Dallas -- Who was Oswald? -- LIFE is on the story -- The Zapruder film -- The Zapruder legacy -- "Where were you when you heard?" -- Remembering the moment, and the time -- LIFE stays on the story -- Farewell -- After a death, the birth of Camelot -- Was there a conspiracy? -- The Kennedy legacy -- Today in Dallas -- One more artifact.
Summary: Fifty years ago, LIFE delivered an unrivaled account of the death of a President and a nation's loss of innocence. This compilation contains much of that original journalism and photojournalism, as well as recollections of those who were there and opinions on what it all meant going forward.

Additional Titles

Additional Title: LIFE: President John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963.

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