Tag Archive | Pres. John Kennedy

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Gunman and His Mother by Steven Beschloss

The Gunman and His Mother depicts the troubled bond between a mother and her son, revealing in detail a relationship that has deserved focused treatment for a half century but has yet to receive it: How an innocent young boy evolved into a killer despite the watching eyes of his mother, his family, and his friends. […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Myth of America’s Decline by Josef Joffe

A provocative and contrarian work – filled with great lessons from history – that challenges the pervasive notion that America is on the decline. Once every decade, it is “decline time” in America. In recent years, it has been the unstoppable rise of China that has spelled “finis America.” What the Chinese juggernaut is today, […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review: After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro’s Regime and Cuba’s Next Leader

http://www.audible.com/pd?asin=B002V5BTL6   The author, Brian Latell, does a fabulous job in telling the journey of Fidel Castro from an upstart rebel to a revolutionary figure who dared take a stand against the powerful neighbor to the north in the United States.  Who would have thought that he would outlast US Presidents and other world leaders […]