The Kennedy obsession: the American myth of JFK

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John F. Kennedy was not only a president, but also a symbol for America's most cherished ideas. In The Kennedy Obsession, John Hellmann takes a thoroughly original approach to understanding Kennedy's star power and his carefully crafted public image. Tracing Kennedy's self-creation as diligent scholar, bashful hero, and sensitive rebel-cued by cultural figures such as Lord Byron, Ernest Hemingway, and Cary Grant-and the images of Kennedy in the aftermath of his assassination, Hellmann reveals the painstaking transformation of private life into public persona, of a man into perhaps the major American myth of our time.
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subject_facet Kennedy, John F. -- (John Fitzgerald), -- 1917-1963, Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century
title_display The Kennedy obsession : the American myth of JFK
title_full The Kennedy obsession : the American myth of JFK / John Hellmann
title_short The Kennedy obsession :
title_sub the American myth of JFK
topic_facet History, Kennedy, John F, Popular culture