The Kennedy White House Parties

Robert Knudsen (Jacket photographs) New York: The Viking Press, 1967. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Format is 8 inches by 11 inches. 181, [3] pages. Introduction by Pierre Salinger. DJ has some wear, soiling, tears and chips. Ink mark and scuff on fep. Anne H. Lincoln was the Assistant Social Secretary at the Kennedy White House. She was a graduate of the Brearly School and of Vassar College. Before going to the White House in 1961, she worked for Mademoiselle, The New Yorker, and Crowell-Collier Publications. At Mrs. Kennedy's request she took charge of the household staff. Written by , this remarkable book captures the height of Camelot. "Among the best-remembered aspects of the Kennedy regime are the style and originality which characterized everything undertaken at the White House." "This book describes and illustrates some of the most interesting luncheons, dinners, and entertainments, giving the reader inside glimpses of the careful planning that took place, of the menus and table and flower arrangements, as well as lists of distinguished guests and other dignitaries. This book is illustrated, for the most part, with hitherto unpublished photographs of the late President and Mrs. Kennedy surrounded by their guests, and of the actors, singers, dancers, and musicians during actual performances. Also included are views of the refurbished rooms and several of the paintings collected for the White House during the Kennedy years." Condition: Very good / Good.

Keywords: Pictorial Works, White House, Parties, Jacqueline Kennedy, State Dinner, Musical Program, Congressional Reception, Tea Party, Luncheon, Ambassadors, Cultural Affairs, Military Reception

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