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Rising Star, Setting Sun

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Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and the Presidential Transition that Changed America is a monumental history that reveals how the transition of power from Eisenhower to Kennedy marked more than a succession of presidents—it was the culmination of a generational shift in American politics, policy and culture.

After winning the presidency by a razor-thin victory on November 8, 1960 over Richard Nixon, Dwight D. Eisenhower’s former vice president, John F. Kennedy became the thirty-fifth president of the United States. But beneath the stately veneers of both Ike and JFK, there was a complex and consequential rivalry.  Written by John T. Shaw.  Hardcover, 272 pages.