This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Lyndon B. Johnson - This person was Vice-President in the Kennedy administration.
John F. Kennedy - This person was wealthy, well-educated, of Irish-Catholic heritage, and he was elected President.
Robert S. Lovett - This person was a well-respected statesman and financier who was a link to previous eras. He was born in Huntsville, Texas in 1895.
Chester Bowles - This person was from Connecticut and functioned as a chief foreign policy adviser during a presidential campaign.
Dean Rusk - This person was born in Georgia and was raised as a Calvinist; he...
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