35- John F. Kennedy

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United StatesThis is a collection of the official Federal publications by and about President John F. Kennedy ("Jack" or "JFK"), the 35th President of the United States, from January 1961 through November 1963.

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's tragic assassination on November 22, 1963, GPO is giving away a FREE DIGITAL EDITION of the full, official Warren Commission Report  originally printed by GPO that gave the results of the investigation into the circumstances of his murder.

This JFK collection includes Official Federal publications that incorporate policy statements, actions, decisions, involved party observations, programs he initiated and other related items from his brief but impactful 1000 days in office. Includes the building of the Berlin Wall, the Bay of Pigs and Cuban Missile Crisis, Cold War arms race with the Soviet Union, civil rights and desegregation, NASA's manned space program, the Peace Corps he established in 1961, start of the Vietnam War, and other topics of domestic and foreign policy. Includes a biography about Presidential First Ladies, including his wife, First Lady Jacqueline (Jackie) Kennedy.

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A City Torn Apart: Building of the Berlin Wall, in Conjunction With a Symposium

A City Torn Apart: Building of the Berlin Wall (Book and DVD)

By: Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence; and Historical Collections Division

GPO Stock # 041-015-00291-1 ISBN: 9780160920455

From the end of World War II in 1945, the question of Berlin’s status 90 miles within the Deutsche Demokratische Republik (East Germany) and the Soviet Union’s zone of occupation, along with the status of Germany among the community of nations,...

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A Life Inspired: Tales of Peace Corps Service

A Life Inspired: Tales of Peace Corps Service

By: Peace Corps

GPO Stock # 056-000-00056-9 ISBN: 0-9644472-6-6

Prepared in honor of the 45th anniversary of the Peace Corps, this collection of autobiographical reminiscences by 28 former Peace Corps volunteers recount the unique experience of being a Peace Corps Volunteer from a first-person perspective....

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A Life Inspired: Tales of Peace Corps Service (eBook)

A Life Inspired: Tales of Peace Corps Service (eBook)

By: Peace Corps

GPO Stock # 999-000-44445-0 ISBN: 9780160869181

Prepared in honor of the 45th anniversary of the Peace Corps, this collection of autobiographical reminiscences by 28 former Peace Corps volunteers recount the unique experience of being a Peace Corps Volunteer from a first-person perspective....

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Adapting To Flexible Response 1960-1968

Adapting to Flexible Response, 1960-1968

By: Defense Dept., Office of the Secretary of Defense, Historical Office

GPO Stock # 008-000-01082-0 ISBN: 9780160921834

Volume 2 of History of Acquisition in the Department of Defense, by Walter S. Poole.  (See Volume 1, Rearming for the Cold War in Hardcover Print and...

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Aiming at Targets: The Autobiography of Robert C. Seamans

Aiming at Targets: The Autobiography of Robert C. Seamans

By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

GPO Stock # 033-000-01175-0 ISBN: 9780160914430

Robert Seamans served as the Associate Administrator of NASA during the Apollo program. Provides a stirring insider's account of NASA and the manned space program at the highest levels. Relationships with the Department of Defense, the Apollo 204...

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Apollo by the Numbers: A Statistical Reference

Apollo by the Numbers: A Statistical Reference

By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

GPO Stock # 033-000-01236-5 ISBN: 9780160506314

The purpose of this work is to provide researchers, students, and space enthusiasts with a comprehensive reference for facts about Project Apollo, America's effort to put humans in the Moon. Project Apollo came about in response to the challenge...

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Building for Peace: US Army Engineers in Europe, 1945-1991 (ePub eBook)

Building for Peace: United States Army Engineers in Europe, 1945-1991 (ePub eBook)

By: US Department of Defense, US Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 999-000-11113-1 ISBN: 9780160873287

Traces the activities of the American military engineers in Europe from the construction that began immediately after the end of World War II in 1945, through the increase in construction necessitated by the buildup of American troops during the...

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Building for Peace: United States Army Engineers in Europe, 1945-1991 (Hardcover)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History and Corps of Engineers

GPO Stock # 008-029-00409-7 ISBN: 9780160723728

CMH Pub. 45-1. U.S. Army in the Cold War Series. Measures 7 x 10 x 1.25. Traces the activities of the American military engineers in Europe from the construction that began immediately after the end of World War II in 1945, through the increase...

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Building for Peace:United States Army Engineers in Europe 1945-1991 Paper

Building for Peace: United States Army Engineers in Europe, 1945-1991 (Paper)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History and Corps of Engineers

GPO Stock # 008-029-00410-1 ISBN: 9780160723735

CMH Pub. 45-1. U.S. Army in the Cold War Series. Measures 6.75 x 9.75 x 0.88. Traces the activities of the American military engineers in Europe from the construction that began immediately after the end of World War II in 1945, through the...

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CIA Analysis of the Warsaw Pact Forces: The Importance of Clandestine Reporting

CIA Analysis of the Warsaw Pact Forces: The Importance of Clandestine Reporting (Book and DVD)

By: Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence; and Historical Collections Division

GPO Stock # 041-015-00296-1 ISBN: 9780160920509

This study examines the role of clandestine reporting in CIA's analysis of the Warsaw Pact from 1955 to 1985. The Soviet Union established itself as a threat to the West at the end of World War II by its military occupation of eastern European...

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Council of War: A History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 1942-1991 (ePub eBook)

Council of War: A History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 1942-1991 (ePub eBook)

By: U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

GPO Stock # 999-000-44449-8 ISBN: 9780160915680

The history of the Joint Chief of Staff parallels the emergence of the United States in a great-power role and the growing demands that those responsibilities placed on American policymakers and military planners.

This narrative...

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Crossing Cultures With the Peace Corps: Peace Corps Letters From the Field

Crossing Cultures With the Peace Corps: Peace Corps Letters From the Field

By: Peace Corps, Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools

GPO Stock # 056-000-00057-7 ISBN: 9780160815089

Contains a collection of letters from Peace Corps volunteers serving in various nations. Organized into sections on: Fitting In; Local Flavor; Witnessing Change; The Challenges of Service; National Standards; and Author Updates (What Have the...

Price: $17.00
Directors of the Central Intelligence 1946-2005

Directors of the Central Intelligence as Leaders of the United States Intelligence Community, 1946-2005

By: Executive Office of the President, Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence

GPO Stock # 041-015-00247-3 ISBN: 1-929667-14-0

Author and former senior CIA official Dr. Douglas F. Garthoff explains how each Director of Central Intelligence or DCI sought to fulfill his "community" role, that of enhancing the cooperation among the many parts of the nation's intelligence...

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Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space

Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program: V. I: Organizing for Exploration

By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Office

GPO Stock # 033-000-01160-1 ISBN: 9780160618499

Selection of expert essays and key official documents about the organizational development of NASA and the U.S. civil space program. Starts from the Cold War Sputnik reaction by the Eisenhower administration to the "man on the moon" inspiration...

Price: $35.00
History of the US Civil Space Program: V-VII: Human Spaceflight: Projects

Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the United States Civil Space Program: V. VII: Human Spaceflight: Projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo

By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Division, Office of External Relations

GPO Stock # 033-000-01310-8 ISBN: 9780160813818

Selection of expert essays and key official documents about the evolution of U.S. human spaceflight programs: Projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo.  Emphasizes the most important documents or long-out-of-print essays or articles and material from...

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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1961-1963, V. 5, Soviet Union

By: State Dept., Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Historian

GPO Stock # 044-000-02386-5 ISBN: 9780160420177

State Department Publication 10544. Edited by Charles S. Sampson, et al. Presents a full accounting of the overall nature and structure of United States-Soviet relations together with a more detailed documentary record of those high-level...

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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964-1968, V. XXIII, Congo 1960-1968

By: State Dept., Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Historian

GPO Stock # 044-000-02630-9 ISBN: 9780160820021

 

This volume is part of a Foreign Relations subseries that documents the most important issues in the foreign policy of President Lyndon B. Johnson. However, this volume also includes documentation on U.S. foreign policy toward Congo-Lé...

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Getting To Know the President: Intelligence Briefings of Presidential Candidates

Getting To Know the President: Intelligence Briefings of Presidential Candidates, 1952-2004

By: Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence

GPO Stock # 041-015-00279-1 ISBN: 9781929667192

This second edition of Getting To Know the President by John Helgerson makes a singular contribution to the literature of intelligence by describing this important process of information sharing between the Intelligence Community (IC)...

Price: $47.00
Getting To Know the President: Intelligence Briefings of Presidential Candidates

Getting To Know the President: Intelligence Briefings of Presidential Candidates, 1952-2004 (Audiobook-MP3)

By: US Central Intelligence Agency/CIA

GPO Stock # 041-300-00001-9 ISBN: 9781929667222

This second edition of Getting To Know the President by John Helgerson makes a singular contribution to the literature of intelligence by describing this important process of information sharing between the Intelligence Community (IC) and the...

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History of Operations Research in the United States Army, V. 2: 1961-1973 (eBook

History of Operations Research in the United States Army, V. 2: 1961-1973 (eBook)

By: U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Army, Army Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 999-000-44448-8 ISBN: 9780160872853

This second of three volumes on the history of operations research identifies, describes, and evaluates the ideas, people, organizations, and events that influenced the development of ORSA in the Army from the inauguration of President Kennedy in...

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History of Operations Research in the US Army V 2:1961-1973 Paper

History of Operations Research in the United States Army, V. 2: 1961-1973 (Paperback)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Office of the Deputy UnderSecretary of the Army for Operations Research, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00449-6 ISBN: 9780160771163

CMH Pub 70-105-1. This second of three volumes on the history of operations research identifies, describes, and evaluates the ideas, people, organizations, and events that influenced the development of ORSA in the Army from the inauguration of...

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History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense: The McNamara Ascendancy, 1961

History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense: The McNamara Ascendancy, 1961-1965 (eBook)

By: U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense

GPO Stock # 999-000-55551-6 ISBN: 9780160873430

A narrative history and assessment of the early years of Robert McNamara’s tenure as Secretary of Defense, including McNamara’s relationship with Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, the transformation of the Department of Defense as a part of Kennedy...

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NASA at 50: Interviews With NASA's Senior Leadership

NASA at 50: Interviews With NASA\'s Senior Leadership

By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Communications, Public Outreach Division, NASA History Program Office

GPO Stock # 033-000-01360-4 ISBN: 9780160914478

NASA SP 2012-4114. Rebecca Wright, Sandra Johnson, Steven J. Dick, editors. Provides a snapshot of the thinking of NASA senior leadership on the occasion of its 50th anniversary and in the last year of the presidency of George W. Bush, only a...

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NASA's First 50 Years: Historical Perspectives; NASA 50 Anniversary Proceedings

NASA's First 50 Years: Historical Perspectives; NASA 50 Anniversary Proceedings (ePub eBook)

By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration/NASA

GPO Stock # 033-300-00013-1 ISBN: 9780160897429

In this volume, a wide array of scholars turn a critical eye toward NASA’s first 50 years, probing an institution widely seen as the premier agency for exploration in the world, carrying on a long tradition of exploration by the United States and...

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NASA's First 50 Years: Historical Perspectives (ePub eBook)

NASA's First 50 Years: Historical Perspectives; NASA 50 Anniversary Proceedings (ePub eBook)

By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration/NASA

GPO Stock # 999-000-44440-5 ISBN: 9780160897429

In this volume, a wide array of scholars turn a critical eye toward NASA’s first 50 years, probing an institution widely seen as the premier agency for exploration in the world, carrying on a long tradition of exploration by the United States and...

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NASA's First 50 Years: Historical Perspectives; NASA 50 Anniversary Proceedings

NASA\'s First 50 Years: Historical Perspectives; NASA 50 Anniversary Proceedings

By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Communications, History Division

GPO Stock # 033-000-01336-1 ISBN: 9780160849657

In this volume, a wide array of scholars turn a critical eye toward NASA’s first 50 years, probing an institution widely seen as the premier agency for exploration in the world, carrying on a long tradition of exploration by the United States and...

Price: $79.00
Penetrating the Iron Curtain: Resolving the Missile Gap With Technology (Book an

Penetrating the Iron Curtain: Resolving the Missile Gap With Technology (Book and DVD)

By: Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence; and Historical Collections Division

GPO Stock # 041-015-00300-3 ISBN: 9780160920547

In the mid-1950s the US faced the first real challenge since World War II to its strategic superiority over other nations on earth. The attempt to collect intelligence on the Soviets began with an initial period of poor collection capabilities...

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Public Affairs:The Military and the Media, 1962-1968 (Paperback)

Public Affairs: The Military and the Media, 1962-1968 (Paperback)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-020-01123-1 ISBN: 0-16-001673-8

United States Army in Vietnam. CMH Pub. 91-13-1. Draws upon previously unavailable Army and Defense Department records to interpret the part the press played during the Vietnam War. Discusses the roles of the following in the creation of...

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Role of Fed Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1945-1992

Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1945-1992 (Cloth)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00397-0 ISBN: 9780160723612

The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1945-1992, the third of three volumes on the history of Army domestic support operations, continues the story of institutional and other changes that took place in the Army...

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Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders 1945-1992 Paper

Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1945-1992 (Paperback)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00400-3 ISBN: 9780160723643

The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1945-1992, the third of three volumes on the history of Army domestic support operations, continues the story of institutional and other changes that took place in the Army...

Price: $13.00
Book Cover Image for Senate, 1789-1989, V. 3: Classic Speeches, 1830-1993

Senate, 1789-1989, V. 3: Classic Speeches, 1830-1993

By: Senate, Senate Historical Office

GPO Stock # 052-071-01048-3 ISBN: 9780160632570

Senate Bicentennial Publication. Senate Document 100-20. (Compiled by) Robert C. Byrd. Edited by Wendy Wolff. Contains the texts of 46 speeches by: Robert Y, Hayne, Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, Thomas Corwin, Thomas Hart Benton,...

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Stories of Sacrifice and Dedication: Civil Air Transport, Air America, and the C

Stories of Sacrifice and Dedication: Civil Air Transport, Air America, and the CIA (Book and DVD)

By: Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence; and Historical Collections Division

GPO Stock # 041-015-00301-1 ISBN: 9780160920554

Stories of Sacrifice and Dedication: Civil Air Transport, Air America, and the CIA examines two unique stories that exemplify the sacrifice and dedication that the CIA inspires in its officers: Lima Site 85 – a covert radar site in Laos, and a...

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The Children's Bureau Legacy: Ensuring the Right to Childhood (ePub eBook)

The Children's Bureau Legacy: Ensuring the Right to Childhood (ePub eBook)

By: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families

GPO Stock # 017-300-00004-1 ISBN: 9780160917226

***Purchase and download IMMEDIATELY through this page.*** (Also available from third party eBooksellers like Apple iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Google Play, etc.)...

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Children's Bureau child abuse prevention, foster care,  adoption, child welfare

The Children's Bureau Legacy: Ensuring the Right to Childhood (ePub eBook)

By: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families

GPO Stock # 017-300-00001-6 ISBN: 9780160917226

***Click on SHOW MARKETPLACE EBOOKSELLERS for purchase options from third party sites.*** Comprehensive history of the Children’s Bureau from 1912-2012 in eBook form that shares the legacy of this landmark agency that...

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The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy, Vol. 8, 1961-1964

By: Defense Dept., Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Office of Joint History

GPO Stock # 008-000-01039-1 ISBN: 9780160879043

History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Volume VIII. An official publication of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, it describes the JCS activities during the period 1961-1964 (covering the entirety of the President John F. Kennedy administration and the...

Price: $59.00
Warren Report: The Official Report on the JFK Assassination ISBN 9780160921827

The Warren Commission Report: The Official Report on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (PDF)

By: The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

GPO Stock # 040-300-00002-3 ISBN: 9780160921827

***Download FREE DIGITAL EDITION on this page*** This is the official full 889-page report by the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy, known unofficially as the...

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This New Ocean: A History Of Project Mercury

This New Ocean: A History Of Project Mercury (Paperback Reprint)

By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

GPO Stock # 033-000-01210-1 ISBN: 9780160831676

Detailed history of Project Mercury, from the impetus caused by Soviet Cold War rocketry and Sputnik, to the early research on G-forces and human factors of manned space flight, to actual rocket design, development, astronaut selection, the space...

Price: $25.00
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues Vol 2: National Security

U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues, Volume 2: National Security Policy and Strategy

By: Defense Dept., Army, U.S. Army War College

GPO Stock # 008-000-01080-3 ISBN: 9781584875338

This edition of the U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues continues to reflect the structure and approach of the core national security strategy and policy curriculum at the U.S. Army War College. The 5th Edition,...

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