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Dinner in Camelot

Joseph A. Esposito

Dinner in Camelot

the night America"s greatest scientists, writers, and scholars partied at the Kennedy White House

by Joseph A. Esposito

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Published .
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    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Political culture,
  • Friends and associates,
  • Nobel Prize winners,
  • Entertaining,
  • White House (Washington, D.C.),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 187--215) and index.

    StatementJoseph A. Esposito ; with a foreword by Rose Styron
    ContributionsStyron, Rose, writer of foreword
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE842.1 .E87 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 230 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26952839M
    ISBN 101512600121
    ISBN 109781512600124
    OCLC/WorldCa1008771520

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    Dinner in Camelot is a quantum moment in time, a fabulous story of one dinner that becomes a scintillating intellectual history and an entertaining slice of biography.” Kai Bird is a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, and the Executive Director of the Leon Levy Center for Biography at CUNY’s Graduate Center in New York City. Dinner in Camelot: The Night America's Greatest Scientists, Writers, and Scholars Partied at the Kennedy White House (Book).

    Get this from a library! Dinner in Camelot: the night America's greatest scientists, writers, and scholars partied at the Kennedy White House. [Joseph A Esposito] -- "Chronicles the Nobel Prize dinner at the Kennedy White House"--Provided by the publisher. Dinner in Camelot by Joseph A. Esposito, with a Foreword by Rose Styron Imagine hosting a dinner with some of the world’s most distinguished and famous guests. In April , President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline, invited America’s greatest scientists, writers .


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In AprilPresident and Mrs. John F. Kennedy hosted 49 Nobel Prize winners - along with many other prominent scientists, artists, and writers - at a famed White House dinner/5. In Dinner in Camelot, Joseph Esposito recounts the details of an extraordinary late-spring gala inwhere “America’s greatest scientists, writers, and scholars partied at the White House.”.

His narrative style is as stunning as his descriptions, written as if he had been there. Told through an onlooker’s prism, Esposito invites readers into the White House Dining Room, where they can imagine conversing /5(27).

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On one fateful night inPresident John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie brought together the country’s greatest thinkers, scientists, and artists for a White House dinner. Detailing that remarkable evening, this audiobook is “delightful” (The Washington Post) and.

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Held at the height of the Cold War, the dinner symbolizes a time when intellectuals were esteemed, divergent viewpoints could be respectfully discussed at the highest level, and the great minds of an age might all dine together in the rarefied glamour of “the people’s house.”.

Held at the height of the Cold War, the dinner symbolizes a time when intellectuals were esteemed, divergent viewpoints could be respectfully discussed at the highest level, and the great minds of an age might all dine together in the rarefied glamour of "the people's house.".

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