Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot

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Pan Macmillan, Oct 25, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 336 pages
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The No.1 New York Times Bestseller

In January 1961, as the cold war escalates, John F. Kennedy struggles to contain the growth of communism while he learns the hardships, solitude and temptations of what it means to be president of the United States. At the same time, JFK acquires a number of formidable enemies, among them Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, Cuban dictator Fidel Castro and Allen Dulles, director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Then, in the midst of a 1963 campaign trip to Texas, a sequence of gunshots kills a beloved president and sends America into the cataclysmic division of the Vietnam War and its culture-changing aftermath.

A page-turner from beginning to end, Killing Kennedy chronicles both the heroism and deceit of Camelot, bringing history to life fifty years after the most notorious crime of the twentieth century.

‘Immersively written . . . A powerful historical précis’ Janet Maslin, The New York Times

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Loved all the historical research and pictures. - Goodreads
Trashy!!!! Tabloid writing at its worst. - Goodreads
Very well written and easy to read. - Goodreads
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Review: Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot (The Killing of Historical Figures)

User Review  - Dkolacinski - Goodreads

OK, probably a 3 1/2. It's a result of having lived at this time, so there were no surprises and nothing new. A quick read though. Read full review

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User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Really interesting historical read. Also, piqued my interested in the life of Jackie O. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Bill O'Reilly is the anchor of The O'Reilly Factor, the highest-rated cable news show in America. He also writes a syndicated newspaper column and is the author of several number-one bestselling books.

Martin Dugard is the New York Times bestselling author of several books of history. His book Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone has been adapted into a History Channel special. He lives in Southern California with his wife and three sons.

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