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After completing a two-volume study of Lyndon Johnson, historian Robert Dallek turns his attention to Johnson’s predecessor in the White House – John F. Kennedy – with a reassessment of the Kennedy presidency and legacy.
- Robert Dallek Teaches for Stanford University in Washington,DC. He's the author of numerous books, including: "Hail to the Chief: The Making and Unmaking of American Presidents" and "Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power." In September 2008 his book on Harry Truman will be released. It is part of the series of short presidential biographies Arthur Schlesinger edited.
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