Binding is firm and hinges are not damaged or cracked. Pages are tight and clean. Boards have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. 783 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1965. ISBN: 0. Sorensen knew Kennedy the man, the Senator, the candidate and the President as no other associate did. He was with him during the key crisis and turning points-including the spectacular race for the Vice Presidency at the 1956 convention, the launching of Kennedy's Presidential candidacy, the speech to the Protestant clergy of Houston, the TV debates with Nixon and election night at Hyannis Port.