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The Torch is Passed – The Associated Press Story of The Death of a President (JFK)


The Torch is Passed, a seminal examination of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination and his enduring legacy.

Written by a select team of special correspondents for the AP, this chronicle captured a nation’s disbelief and sorrow shortly after the president’s assassination. It remains one of the most powerful accounts of the death of President Kennedy and its aftermath, exploring America’s mourning and looking to the country’s future.

Featuring photos from the AP’s archive, The Torch Is Passed is a poignant tribute to President John F. Kennedy.

A classic pictorial of the events of Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas and the funeral in Washington, with details about the assassin, brought to the public as witnessed by the Associated Press.

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A hardcover edition with dark boards, gilt lettering and clipped, illustrated dust cover. There is foxing and toning throughout but the text, black and white and colour photographs are clear and legible. There is rubbing, wear and slight tears to the edges and spine of the dust jacket. There is some scuffing to the back of the dust cover. now in a clear, removable cover to protect from damage.

Publisher: The Associated Press.

Publication Date: 1963.

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