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Reviewed in the United States on November 28, 2018
I first read J.B. West's book when I was a teenager, some forty years ago, and enjoyed it. Rereading it now, however, I find it to be very superficial. We really learn very little, and West writes in so dispassionate a style that even the most dramatic events of his tenure--such as the JFK assassination--appear to carry the same import as the most mundane. Still, it's nice to get a glimpse of such neglected figures as Bess Truman and Mamie Eisenhower, and West's portrait of the remarkable Jacqueline Kennedy almost does her justice.
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