BURDEN AND THE GLORY. The Hopes and Purposes of President Kennedy’s Second and Third Years in Office As Revealed In His Public Statements and Addresses. Edited by Allan Nevins, Foreward by President Lyndon B. Johnson

(New York: Harper & Row, 1964).

“It is the fate of this generation- of you in Congress and of me as President- to live with a struggle we did not start, in a world we did not make. But the pressures of life are not always distributed by choice. And while no nation has ever faced such a challenge, no nation has ever been so ready to seize the burden and the glory of freedom.” - John F. Kennedy to Congress, 1962. Item #24351

First Edition. 8vo, black cloth lettered in gilt, in the original handsomely printed and coloured dustjacket. xvii, 293. A fine copy in a complete and very nice dustjacket.

Price: $295.00