John T. Shaw is the author of four previous books, including J.F.K. in the Senate. He has covered Congress for Market News International for nearly twenty-five years, contributed to the Washington Diplomat, and guested on PBS NewsHour and C-SPAN. He lives in Washington, DC.
A focused history of the period between Election Day 1960 and Inauguration Day 1961. -- Kirkus Reviews A gripping examination of the transfer of power between Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy at a critical moment in history. -- Publishers Weekly With telling details and anecdotes, a keen understanding of the principals and their times, and a vigorous narrative that sweeps the reader through his story, Shaw provides a colorful and constructive account of American democracy at work. -- Richmond Times-Dispatch