Theodore White

Theodore H. White was an American journalist, historian, and political writer best known for his series of 'The Making of the President' books, which detailed the presidential elections in the United States from 1960 to 1972. His work provided a detailed, behind-the-scenes look at the campaigns and the political climate of the times. White's insightful analysis and narrative style helped to redefine political journalism, and he won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1962 for 'The Making of the President, 1960'.


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  1. 1. The Making of the President, 1960

    The book provides a detailed account of the 1960 presidential election between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. It delves into the strategies, tactics, and machinations of both the Democratic and Republican campaigns, offering a behind-the-scenes look at American politics. The author's thorough research and insightful analysis have made this book a classic in political journalism.