The author presents a sampling of the controversy surrounding former President John F. Kennedy, as a man, politician, and president, in the hope that readers will also be stimulated to delve further into this fascinating piece of American history. Part One is on John F. Kennedy, the man,
including his growing-up years, as a student, war hero, writer, and congressman. Part Two concerns his campaigns, including the first Senate race, and also the presidential campaign. Part Three discusses his involvement with the mass media. Part Four describes the domestic scene, Part Five involves foreign policy, and Part Six is concerned with John F. Kennedy, the legacy. Suggestions for further reading are also included.