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The best year of their lives Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon in 1948 ; learning the secrets of power by Lance Morrow

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Published by Basic Books in New York, NY .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Kennedy, John F. 1917-1963,
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. 1908-1973,
  • Nixon, Richard M. 1913-,
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLance Morrow.
LC ClassificationsE840.6 .M67 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3392499M
ISBN 100465047238
LC Control Number2005001836

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