Book, "The Shining Moments of John F. Kennedy," 1964

Summary

Stunned and disillusioned Americans eagerly embraced commemorative books and magazines following the tragic death of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963. This publication -- "The Shining Moments: The Words and Moods of John F. Kennedy" -- included a memorial tribute by Adlai Stevenson, who had been appointed by President Kennedy to be U. S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

Stunned and disillusioned Americans eagerly embraced commemorative books and magazines following the tragic death of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963. This publication -- "The Shining Moments: The Words and Moods of John F. Kennedy" -- included a memorial tribute by Adlai Stevenson, who had been appointed by President Kennedy to be U. S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

Artifact

Book

Date Made

1964

Subject Date

1960-1963

Creators

Gardner, Gerald, 1929- 

Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 

Pocket Books of Canada 

Place of Creation

Canada, Quebec, Montreal 

Creator Notes

Edited by Gerald Gardner, with memorial tribute by Adlai Stevenson. Published by Pocket Books of Canada in Montreal, Quebec.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.50.20

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Martin A. Glynn.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)
Gold (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 9 in

Width: 7 in

Thickness: .375 in

Inscriptions

Text on front cover: THE / SHINING / MOMENTS / The Words and Moods of / John F. Kennedy, With the Memorial Tribute of / ADLAI E. STEVENSON / EDITED BY GERALD GARDNER

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