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Copyright © 2004 Phillips & Nelson Media, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Fascinating insight into a bygone era. Schlesinger never misses a key and writes wonderfully. He is particuarly accurate in his scathing criticism of some conservatism's pundits... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Martin E. Church
A great collection of political and cultural anecdotes.
Sadly, they don't make them like Arthur S anymore...
This is a fascinating look at the world through the eyes of a major participant in the history of his times.Published 17 months ago by Sam A
Schlesinger was a confirmed believer in the "great man" model of history - the concept that individuals control the course of human history rather than supra-individual "forces". Read morePublished 18 months ago by Book Reader
As so many others have said, this is a brilliant and highly readable book, a real page-turner. Yes it is, especially for those of us of a certain age who remember the events and... Read morePublished on June 9, 2013 by JJC
This is an excellent buy and I highly recommend it. One thing I learned from this book is how often CFR member Arthur Schlesinger had lunch with CFR member Henry Kissinger:... Read morePublished on July 16, 2012 by Robert P. Morrow
THE JOURNAL: 1952-2000 by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. is a nuanced compliment to the Jackie Kennedy Memoir released in 2011. Read morePublished on November 17, 2011 by Boomer~O~City
You read a book like this for the same reason you read "The Star" in the supermarket checkout line. Who doesn't enjoy a fleeting glimpse into the lives of the rich and powerful? Read morePublished on July 5, 2011 by Labamigo
I was born in late 1937; so, I was about 14 in the era that this book begins. I loved getting "an inside scoop" on the personalities, beliefs, issues, problems, solutions.... Read morePublished on February 2, 2011 by joan