Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

Finalist, National Book Awards 1974
Winner, National Book Awards 1966
Finalist, National Book Awards 1961
Finalist, National Book Awards 1960
Winner, 1979 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1980 National Book Awards

Historian Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., was Albert Schweitzer Professor of the Humanities at the City University of New York and author of more than 20 books, including prize-winning biographies of Andrew Jackson and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as well as  histories of the New Deal. Schlesinger also was a founder of Americans for Democratic Action and  worked on the presidential campaigns for John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy. His book A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House won the National Book Award in 1966. He won a second National Book Award in 1979 for his biography Robert Kennedy and his Times.
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A Thousand Days

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ISBN 978-0618219278 Mariner Books
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The Politics of Upheaval

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ISBN 978-0618340873 Mariner Books / Houghton Mifflin
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The Coming of the New Deal, Vol. II, The Age of Roosevelt

The Coming of the New Deal, Vol. II, The Age of Roosevelt by arthur m schlesinger jr
ISBN 978-0618340866 Mariner Books / Houghton Mifflin
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Robert Kennedy and His Times

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ISBN 9780618219285 Mariner Books /

Schlesinger's account vividly recalls the forces that shaped Robert Kennedy, from his position as the third son of a powerful Irish Catholic political clan to his concern for issues of social justice in the turbulent 1960s. More about this book >

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Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

Historian Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., was Albert Schweitzer Professor of the Humanities at the City University of New York and author of more than 20 books, including prize-winning biographies of Andrew Jackson and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as well as  histories of the New Deal. Schlesinger also was a founder of Americans for Democratic Action and  worked on the presidential campaigns for John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy. His book A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House won the National Book Award in 1966. He won a second National Book Award in 1979 for his biography Robert Kennedy and his Times.

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