The Young Schlesinger, For All The Tradition He Embodied, Had A Refreshing Streak Of Informality While Working In The Kennedy White House, He Found Time To Review Movies For Show Magazine He Also Admitted His Mistakes One, He Said, Was Neglecting To Mention President Jackson S Brutal Treatment Of The Indians In His Pulitzer Prize Winning Age Of Jackson It Was Published When He Was , And Is Still Standard Reading The Book Rejected Earlier Interpretations Linking The Rise Of Jacksonian Democracy With Westward Expansion Instead, It Gave Greater Importance To A Coalition Of Intellectuals And Workers In The Northeast Who Were Determined To Check The Growing Power Of Business The Book Sold Than , Copies In Its First Year And Won The Pulitzer Prize For History
Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr., born Arthur Bancroft Schlesinger, was a Pulitzer Prize recipient and American historian and social critic whose work explored the liberalism of American political leaders including Franklin D Roosevelt, John F Kennedy, and Robert F Kennedy He served as special assistant and court historian to President Kennedy from 1961 to 1963 He wrote a detailed account of
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