Kennedy Through the Lens by Martin W. Sandler
How Photography and Television Revealed and Shaped an Extraordinary Leader

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As the well-reviewed Through the Lens series continues, Sandler aims the spotlight on John F. Kennedy, one of our most photogenic presidents, providing insight into how JFK used the new medium of television and the advances in color photography to further his ambitious agenda. Sandler's extensive research at the Kennedy Library sheds light on key events in Kennedy's lifetime that combine to provide an intimate portrait of the man as a brother, a father, an activist, and a president. Out in time for the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's inauguration, this will be an essential addition to any Kennedy collection.

About Martin W. Sandler

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Martin W. Sandler has won five Emmy Awards for his writing for television and is the author of more than sixty books, two of which have been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Among Sandler's other books are the six volumes in his award-winning Library of Congress American History Series for Young People, a series which has sold more than 500,000 copies. Mr. Sandler has taught American history at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and at Smith College, and lives in with his wife in Massachusetts.
Published January 4, 2011 by Walker Childrens. 96 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography, Children's Books.

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The author notes the significance of the Kennedy presidency’s being the first to be photographed mostly in color, “perfect for capturing the glamour that came to be associated with the Kennedy years.” Kennedy’s life and administration were documented with a groundbreaking intimacy the public had ...

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