A Thousand Days

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A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House
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Mariner Books paperback edition, 2002
Author Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Country United States
Language English
Subject Kennedy administration
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 1120
ISBN 0-618-21927-7
OCLC 50155083
973.922/092 21
LC Class E841 .S3 2002

A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House is a nonfiction book by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. about the United States Presidency of John F. Kennedy (1961–1963). It features the policies, politics, and personalities during his administration. The U.S. Cabinet under Kennedy is a focus. It was first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1965 and in the following year won both the National Book Award in History and Biography[1] and the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography.[2]


  1. ^ "National Book Awards – 1966". National Book Foundation. Retrieved 2012-03-18.
  2. ^ "Biography or Autobiography". Past winners and finalists by category. The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2012-03-17.

See also[edit]

A Thousand Days at Google Books